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Thin red horizontal lines across screen

Your answer to grghson was truncated for some reason....

Don't know if this is the same problem but I get slightly curved thin red horizontal lines across the screen. They are stationary.
The TV is new it me (its 5 years old) and I have it hooked to a Tivo with standard red/wht/yellow cable. The Tivo is on rabbit ears.

Can you help
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  • mystic100 Jun 06, 2008

    Very helpful. thanks.
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While looking at your TV, remove the bottom right speaker grill. There you will find a cover held by a couple of screws. Remove the screws and behind the cover you will find the "focus pack" which is a group of 6 adjustment screws. The top screws adjust (in order from left to right) the brightness of Red, Green and Blue.

What you will do preferably at night (or with the room dark) turn the top left adjustment screw (Red) all the way to the left and then gradually turn it to the right until the point you can see the retrace line and then turn it slightly to the left until the retrace line disappears. That's it! You can do this for all three colors - if need be. These do go out of adjustment every now and then. The 3 screws on the bottom are to focus the colors individually to minimize "bloom" on the screen. It's best to be in service mode on your TV when doing this OR open up the cabinet and cover (with something) the other 2 colors while you adjust the focus of the color you're adjusting.

Good Luck!

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