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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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