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Rear projection TV! HELP!

I've been reading around this website looking for a similar problem but have yet to find one so here goes: Just moved. Hooked up the TV cable (don't have a digital box). Screen comes on, sound OK but picture flickers in greyish color. Looks as though 2 pictures are on at once. Turn the TV off. Wait until red lights off. Turn it back on. Same thing. Repeat. Same thing. Repeat. Same. After about 4 or 5 tries everything is fine. Realized the cable was going through a splitter and connected it directly from the wall. Worked immediately. Day later, same problem! Weird. Very frustrating seeing as how it takes about one minute between tries. Any ideas? Trying to play DVD/PS2 has same problem! Seems like TV has to be turned on and off 3 or 4 times to work. Heard you're the best.

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Try looking over the tuner solder joints as well as the pins where Input board feeds to the singal board. Sounds like a solder issue or a weak capacitor. Check the solder with a good quality magnifying glass. Let me know how you make out and I will try to help you through the process to nail it down.

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