Question about Mitsubishi VS-6043 60" Rear Projection Television

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Picture just disappears...

I have had a good run with this TV! Over 8 years and NOT a single issue...till about a month ago. The TV screen will just go black after anywhere from being on 5 minutes or 1 hour. I am assuming I have to replace something. Is this a maintence type fix and something I can do myself? And what is it that you think I might need to replace. BTW, the TV POWER stays on; it is just the screen that goes black. Thanks for the help.

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  • cac90277 Aug 18, 2008

    Thank you for the help. Looks like it time for a new TV. I will see what I can get for it on craigslist. If I can fix it and make a $100 or 2, I will. Thanks again.



    Chris

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This is a problem that a repair shop must fix. One or two circuit boards must be replaced. Also several electrical connections must be resoldered because they have become loose.
I had the same condition happen to my set. My cost to fix the set amounted to about 350.00. I wish you luck.
Jerry

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