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Two Vertical Yellow bars on my Toshiba Regza 40XF550U

On my HD LCD TV there are two yellow bars running vertically just to the left of the black bar that appears when the tv is not full screen (when watching normal tv not high def. but the bars are there all the time on every input). Is there a cheap or easy way to fix this problem? the two bars are touching and they are only about 2 inches wide with the right bar being darker than the other.

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It also depends whether you have a cable box and a sound system connected to the television, I don't know exactly why this happens but that can definitely be the problem. Good luck.

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