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Message on tv screen

I have a Sony Trinitron SRS 36" flat screen tv that is only 2 years old. About a month ago, a black box appeared on the bottom half of the screen and random letters flash in the box over and over. The box would eventually go away, but lately it does not unless the tv is unplugged for awhile. The tv is in a cabinet but the entire back of the cabinet is open, so it is not getting too hot. Is this something that is going to be an easy fix or is this a bad problem?

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Re: message on tv screen

The text mode in the closed caption is turned on.Turn off the closed caption.
I don't have the schematic in front of me, so, I will wing it.
There may be a button on the remote that says CC, if so then use that button to turn it off, if not then go to the customer menu and you may have to search a bit.
Either way it's an easy fix and you can do it yourself.
If you can't find it, then, reply and I will give better instructions when I get into my shop next week.

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