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Screen distortion The sides and the top/bottom of the screen are bowed inward. There is also a blue, red, and a green line at the top of the screen that is bowed inward as well. I would like to try to fix it myself if possible. I don't have a way to get it to a repair shop and really can't afford to have it fixed. The warranty just ended on it as well. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • mwhite0120 Dec 08, 2007

    Any other possible solutions?

  • mwhite0120 Dec 08, 2007

    I did remove all of the magnetic things away from my tv. I also tried demagnetizing it which did nothing. I've also had people say that it may be the picture tube? Do you know about how much it should cost to fix?

  • mwhite0120 Dec 08, 2007

    Would replacing the picture tube all together repair the color pixels problem that I am having. My picture tube is still under warranty. Parts and labor are not under warranty. I need the cheapest way to repair this tv. Thanks for your help.

  • mwhite0120 Dec 08, 2007

    how will that help me fix my problem? Can you advise as to where I need to go on the website you posted? Thanks

  • mwhite0120 Dec 08, 2007

    any other possibilites?

  • mwhite0120 Dec 09, 2007

    well the picture tube itself is still under warranty. I just need to know about how much labor and any other parts might cost for this job. Does it take long to replace the picture tube?

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That sounds like a pincushion problem . What is the chassis number of your set. That info hould be on the back of your set along with the model number. If you ca let me know the chassis number I cn help you out with your problem

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Picture tube weighs about 150lbs 56" diagonal awkward
to remove/replace 32"run about $400 so its expensive
I thing is for certani you dont want to do it by yourself
it sounds like the shadow mask has shifted
(internal framework)

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

  • Eugene Merritt Dec 09, 2007

    You would have to check around to find out who does warranty repairs
    in your area.Prices are not standard all over the country RCA service people
    are scarce in some areas of the country.Some service people serve up 3
    states (dispatched by phone no service facility) I am not affiliated with
    RCA an any way,only a representative of RCA can give an accurate
    estimate of time and materials.You might try selling or trading it for
    a smaller TV at a small mom & pop type TV repair (They may
    have a good picture tube bad chassis customer dont return situation)
    They infrom me I need a rating

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Goto repair man and you will have to change the picture tube.

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Check out the asc data sheet directly from Hitachi, that will fix your problem,
http://www.hitachi.com/products/index.html

Posted on Dec 08, 2007

  • mohana sundaram Dec 08, 2007

    log in to hitachi.com, select your exact model no and clich supports and downloads and download asc datasheet..

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Its due to your screen colour pixels problem! mostly its done due to the presense of magnetic things around the TV. But as far as i know you cannot repair by your own! it needs some expertise*

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    You should remove all the magnetic things nearby your TV is the only solution! and moreover once faulty cannot be repaired at home* you should get it repaired it will not cost much!

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    Yea if your picture tube is faulty then it needs to be replaced Cost i cannot say directly because each region have different prices! But the last way to get it repaired is to buy NEW Picture tube! thats it it will cost around 25-30% of your total TV price!

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