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Rca convergence- HELP!!!!

My tv sometimes get this ghost like paicture- I use to be able to go to either auto convergence or red/green and line the corss- now as I hold the arrow down - it stops at a certain point and won't go any further thus not allowing me to over-lap the lines- Can someone please help

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Replace the converg pcb inside the tv and realign the picture

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To get the code to enter on your remote to engage multipoint convergence adjustments, you need to contact the rca customer care for that, you get them your model number and they will get your code for you.

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  7. Adjust horizontally. If there is a vertical red line visible, press left or right (or volume up or down) to adjust horizontally. Do this until the line is superimposed on the vertical line of the white crosshair.
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