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Dropped Magnavox TV

I got a TV from a friend who's son had dropped it. The TV turns on and the sound is fine. The picture comes up with about 1/4" wide stripes of red green and blue in a wavy pattern over the picture. You can see the picture OK but have the bands of color over it. When it would normally have white text (say menus) they show up as rainbow colores letters. Is there something simple to fix it or is there some particular damage I should be looking for that would reflect these symtoms. I'm a mechanical engineer who likes to tinker and should be able to track down any components you can describe to me. i have a 15'' LCD tv and after several minutes it automatically turn itself off. I tried the timmer but it does not seem to be fix the problem. Any ideas? thanks

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Re: Dropped Magnavox TV

Most likely the LCD panel itself had damaged.

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