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RCA D52W20 52" TV AUTO CONVERGENCE WON'T COMPLETE

My picture recently started pulsing. When the image is dark the left and right sides of the screen bow inwards. When the image is bright the picture is fine. As the screen pulses from bowed to normal it seams to have a blueish color. I have tried to run the auto convergence, but I get a red screen immediately ofter the process starts.

Any suggestions would be most appreciated.

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Sounds like your convergence chip has gone bad. Usually costs about $300-$400 to fix. I would call a local TV repair shop and let them give you a free estimate.

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