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Problem with RCA D52W20 HDTV rear projection television

It is kind of difficult for me to explain what is happening, but I will try my best. I bought the television in July of 2005 and had no problems up until a few months ago. A few months ago, my television after being turned on was showing a very blurry picture. Also, the screen size I keep stopped being locked in and it would change until I redid it. The blurriness would go away after time, and within a half hour or so the picture on the television would be fine again. That went on for a few weeks then went away. It has been fine since then for the past two months or so. A week ago it started doing the same thing. When I would turn on the television it would be very blurry and it would take a little while to lose the blurryness and actually have a viewable picture. However, this time, after the blurryness goes away, the screen flickers and I hear a crackling type sound. Everytime I turn on the television it gets worse and does it for longer periods of time. I checked the aux channels and it does the same thing when I use a DVD player, or XBox, or anything else on the television. Today the crackling anf flickering has not stopped at all. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Am I out of a big screen television or is there something I can do to fix it?

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  • DBendau May 02, 2008

    How is a flyback installed? I am not very good with electronics, and don't have much in the way of equipment. Before I buy the part I want to know that I can install it. Thanks for any help.

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    TV flickers when I turn it on.

  • tboz70 Mar 05, 2009

    I ordered the flyback, but I have no tech support. Can you tell me how to get these wires disconnected? There's a black wire and a red wire coming from the flyback, which do not want to come loose. I traced the black wire to the front of the tv, and I can disconnect it there. The red wire however, cannot be disconnected easily at the flyback nor at the front of the TV.



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Go to this site you need a flyback its the only onethey sell for an RCA number 259296 cost less than 50.00 and they provide free tech support so you can do the repair yourself which takes about a half hour. a repair shop will charge abut 400 to replace the flyback. heres the link

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