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Hourglass effect and fuzzy

My tv is making an hourglass effect on the top and bottom. and the picture is distorted. the colors are not lining up. can you help please.

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You have a convergence problem and I suggest to get a qualified honest tv repairman because this is a highly technical problem in this model. Hope this helps

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