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Hitachi 43FDX20B t.v. has reddish tint

I played with the settings but I still have a reddish tint on the t.v. What are the optimal color, contrast, tint, etc. settings? Maybe a projection problem...?

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  • tjprince Mar 08, 2008

    I have this exact same problem!!  I am glad to see it is not just me.  How much does this cost to fix?  Is is pricey?  Is it worth doing, or should I get a new TV.

  • drewsus Oct 26, 2008

    i have the exact same problem, but mine is yellow and not red

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    seems like the blue cable is not working



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This can be one of two things, I think this set was manufactured in 02 so it would be atleast 6yr.old so saying that could be 1. Fluid contamination problem or 2. Clean Spark gaps problems. The first is when you observe the fluid above the CRT's and see if it looks cloudy and contaminated. 2. The cleaning of the spark gaps are most likely the problem. But this requires knowledge of what to do and what not to do. This is a Dangerous area full of High Voltage. So you would need to know how to discharge set before servicing. Carefully not to damage anode leads to set. For more info on this you can visit

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