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Toshiba Model 37HL17 is juat over two years old, shows red/orange color problems where the colors seem to glow or effervese very strongly, along with pixels/squares visible in the colors. Has been getting progressively worse. Present on both HDMI and component inputs (from DVD). Dealer says LCD screen and built in module need replacing. That fix will buy me three TVs!! Help!

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  • millavemike Aug 24, 2010

    Some web postings I saw mentioned a firmware update and/or a calibration. Any chance of that? FYI, the dealer called this "solarization". Thx

  • millavemike Aug 25, 2010

    The two suggested solutions, first an inverter board, then a display panel, doesnt seem to be a definitive response. Isnt there a single board or module these symptoms suggest is bad, or even firmware as suggested?

  • millavemike Aug 28, 2010

    I havent bought a t-con board yet but I did locate one.i will probably replace it when the picture gets worse. I remember the repair shop saying it could be the tcon board themselves, but oddly could not locate one. So for now this seems like a solution.

  • millavemike Aug 28, 2010

    I browsed and chatted, and found that this solution seems to fit best. I will update when I replace the part. Thanks.

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How can he say that so confidently? The first thing to try would be the t-con board itself. Its also called LCD driver board and is capable of causing the problem you have described. I suggest you replace it and see if it resolves the issue. Should cost you around 75-100$

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    eagle338 Aug 28, 2010

    If the issue is resolved then please click the accept button next to MY solution. Sai.

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    eagle338 Aug 28, 2010

    Thnak you for the accept :). Thanks for using Fixya. Sure, update me after replacing or before replacing if you need any advice.

    Sai.

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Your inverter board is more then likley to be bad ,which unless you bought extended warranty their is none avaiable.

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    ladywinn Aug 24, 2010

    Its a good chance its your display Panel. Go to Ebay Look under Electronics and TV/Parts

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    ladywinn Aug 25, 2010

    Display Panel !

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    ladywinn Aug 28, 2010

    I did some checking and it very well could be the Tcon board Part number is 75009041

    Encompass Parts Distrbution has 1 in stock Price after core refund is $278.41 (1-800-638-3328)

    Go to Ebay Look under Electronics TV Parts type in Part number,sometimes you can find Part alot cheaper then other companys.If the Tcon Board does not correct problem then it will be in the Display panel.

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