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Picture goes black

10 year old rear projection TV that has been great...until about three months ago. TV picture started to go black. After turning TV off, and allowing to "rest", picture would come back. It seems to be happening more frequently...and quicker after TV is turned on. I don't have the expertise to replace capacitors, etc.so...if you know the problem can you give me a guess (even a wild one) on what this would cost to fix?

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Jim

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With a shop doing the repair they will almost always say the deflection PCB will need to be replaced which would be about 350.00 plus labor. I would suggest trying to solder the vertical output IC first as that is usually the cause on the mitsubishi rear projection or solder around the flyback one of the two.

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