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I have a n old tv set it was in good condition and when i turned it on it it had red picture never had that problem before

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    why would the pictures be mostly red

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This is very typical of a Zenith set.Your picture tube will have to be replaced.One of your 3 primary colors (red,green,&blue) have turned off leaving you with the color of the dominant color.I would heave it.

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