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Bad picture The picture went dark but you can still make out daylight scenes. So what do I need to replace and where do I find the parts for this 10 year old tv.

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Re: bad picture

Solder around flyback transfomer pins,also try turning up screen drive on fly it has focus& screen controls on it.

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