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Blue ghost on left side of screen only when on hi def channels

I have a ghost image of blue but only on the left side of the screen.  It only appears when viewing the hi def channels.  I tried the convergene adjustments they work but do not correct the left side issue.  The other digital channels seem fine...other inputs seem fine too.  I replaced component cables, and switched hi def cable box too.  Cable service wasn't familiar with problem.  Like the unit otherwise...just don't want to spend a lot for something i don't need to replace.  Suggestions?

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Hello its sound like you need to replace the (IC chip) for your blue (CTR gun) .!!! its going bad.!!!hope this help's you ."good luck"

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GOOD DAY ND GOOD LUCK;

TRY THIS, IT WILL CORRECT CONCERN:

50V500 ONLY
GHOST: May be described as "Out of Convergence" but ghost is still attached to main image.
CONDITION:
A "ghost image" appearing to the left or right of images in the picture. Can be varying shades of a primary color (red, green, or blue) as well as gray. Can easily be seen in the 4 x 3 mode, at the edges of the picture.
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  1. To enter the I2C Service Menu, with power off, (on the front control panel) press and hold the INPUT button. Then press the POWER button for two seconds. The following Service Menu will appear.
03b_ghost_image01.gif Figure 1
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  1. Using the Remote Control joy stick, scroll down to next page (see Figure 2) until LCD ADJUST is highlighted.
03b_ghost_image02.gif Figure 2
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Figure 3

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