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I have the light engine, can i fix it?

My tv has done the same as many others listed and has a blue screen with some pink lines. However, two years ago when i had a bulb to blow, somehow a replacement light engine was shipped to me by hitachi but the tech never asked for it so naturally, I kept it! It is still in the package, with no instructions, im sure. Has anyone seen a tech do the replacement? Is it just unplugging the old one and replacing? can it be done with just regular tools and a little patience? Please advise Thank You

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Ok, i have fixed it. you have to take the whole thing apart and just switch it out. took me about 7 hours, almost everything comes off the tv. pull off the entire screen and box. then take off the back metal frames. unplug about 8 wires and swap it out.

Posted on May 25, 2008

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All of a sudden the top of my TV picture went pink and green, pink and green colors over lap and make it look blurred. Tried aligning colors but green on graph are wavey.


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Projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Below are more details for both items. Also, complete repair kits with instructions and repair support are avail from site such as www.TvRepairKits.com

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....



  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some pics of convergence problems.


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69189a5.pngSOLUTION #1

For more more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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69189a5.pngSOLUTION

You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

May 25, 2011 | Hitachi 51F500 51" Rear Projection...

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I just put a new lamp in my projection tv.....it is a kdf-42e2000....now there is a pink line on the top of the screen and a blue line on the bottom of the screen......the lamp i installed was a XL2000...


HI ,

I Advise to fixed that Lamp again ( sometime you fixed but one of any wire miss connectivity ).
Or Remove and fixed again all related Jack's you removed lat time.

If everything's OK , then Change lamp. try other one.
Shahzad - IT
DUBAI - U.A.E

Mar 12, 2011 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-42WE655 42" Rear...

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My screen is mostly neon pink and green and double-vision. looks like 3d without the 3d glasses.


i am a tv engineer the problem is the convergence settings they are mento be set say every 3 years depending on the model it will cost around 80 pounds to get done you can check anywere that is definitely the problem

Jan 20, 2011 | Hitachi 57F500 57" Rear Projection...

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Whys the only colours on my tele are green n pink?


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both.

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....

  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some pics of convergence problems.


7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

578ba6c.jpg
TV set after fluid change

65af323.jpg

69189a5.pngSOLUTION

You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Jan 12, 2011 | Televison & Video

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My tv is having a pink and green lines. It looks


Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

69189a5.pngCONVERGENCE SOLUTION

You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Sony 65" Rear Projection loses picture, then gets diagonal lines


This is common problem on this tv, picture tube is bad. Blue and green is more % bad.
Thank you

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Arched blue lines across screen of Sony 63" Rear Projection TV


Had this problem bout 2,3 years ago...it was fixed in about 5 minutes with the help of this article

Tonight I have to do this fix again..the blue lines came back about a week.
http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html
I strongly urge you to save the web page locally on your hard drive or print it out and place with the tv manual....

Good Luck..

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Neon Pink Lines


"eprom upgrade" by Panasonic tech will solve the problem.

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No picture/vertical lines on screen


it's called retrace lines ,your screens are set to high or focus block assy which has the screen adjustments on it also is faulty

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Lcd rear projection fixed pink and yellow shadows on the screen


you can't do anything about this TV. Theres no such thing as a LCD rear projection television.

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