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Bad picture Picture worked when new for a few hours, sent to $25.00 with tv for repair to the manufacture, worked fine four a few hours and has same problem. Cannot adjust picture, has the appearance of a negative picture with some color, fussy.                                                                                                       Thanks Jim

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  • Jules21 May 19, 2008

    Yes, the same thing here. The TV worked for about 30 minutes, we sent $25.00, and the TV to Alco Electronics (guess their name is Venture now) got the TV back and it worked for about another 30minutes. The picture is like thermal imaging and you can't make out what's going on in the program. I've put in another call (they are on holiday today 5/19) and don't know what to expect. I sure wish that Target would honor exchanging this TV but since we only use it at camp sites with full hook ups we weren't aware that it didn't work until after their exchange period had passed. I wouldn't suggest buying electronics from Target. Just beware.

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Open the back of the TV,and look at the can shaped items on the board that the power cord is hooked to.If any of them have the tops,or bottoms bulged out,they need to be replaced.This should get it working again.So far I have fixed four of the same make,and model TV as this,and they all had either one,or two bad capacitors.I hope this helps.If you have any other questions,please let me know.Thank You very much!
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