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Hi, my television has been working fine for about 2 years.  Lately the picture becomes distorted and then the screen becomes entirely blue.  Audio is available but not the picture. Please provide suggestions.  I was informed that labor alone for someone to come over costs $325.

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Wow same here but mine is red I know its because of the plasma bulb is wearing out and for my fix is $1000 but I didn't do want to go on so I tried to change the color settings and tried RGB to all 0 and it became fine. Well at least you have a cool blue screen, mine is red.

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