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Warpped TV picture

I have a 47" Sony rear projection TV and my picture just warpped. The center of the screen is perfect, but the edges are showing double in diffrent colors. It also slopes down from top to center of screen and up from bottom to the center of the screen. What can I do to fix this problem?

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There are two problems here but may be caused by one component

The flyback transformer or transistor equivalent is faulty The colors are warped convergence controls which may be due to a faulty sustain board or part of the first problem. DIY is not an option and repair estimate is about $3-400.00

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