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Problem with colors

Ok one night I was watching a movie on my RCA HD56W66 I turned the tv off the next day I turned the tv back on and all of the colors were messed up.  I tried to change the convergence to see if it would help but when I was trying to change it nothing was happening, all of the colors stayed the same.  The picture is all blurred and you can see every color.  Please Help

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Re: Problem with colors

Is the convergance listed in the menu? if the convergance is not listed in the menu anymore, and no convergance....there is a specific fix....on the deflection PCB the +40 volt source is missing or much lower voltage. This is, i think diode #DL231 which is coming off the flyback transformer. The diode may be shorted or open and the fusible in line may be open....I have also had bad print & bad connections on the flyback do that also....i have had the as an intemittant type problem as well, but the +40vdc must be there!      good luck! let me know what you find....

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