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Picture is warped. rca 52 inch model p52929

The picture on my 52 inch rca model p52929 is warped on both the top and bottom of the screen...by this i mean on top the piture ovals down from corner to corner toward the center screen, and the same on the bottom only for it ovals upwards. when it started doing it first it could be corrected by turning the tv on and off a few times with the remote until the picture came back on normal. but now the problem seems to want to just stay. is there anything i can do myself to fix this or is it a job for a tv tech. thanks for all your help in advance.

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  • croberts3 Feb 07, 2009

    picture warping. Repairman said he could fix with a modular replacement for 155.00.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    My RCA P52929 The picture is warped and the colors are blurred. When i first noticed it I could turn off the tv and it would get better when i turned it back on. now the picture stays warped and the colors blur more as it stays on longer.

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This is hte beginning of a convergence problem. If you can solder, try resoldering the pins on the convergence ICs. These are large black ICs attached to a heat sink and will be marked STKxxx. If that fails to resolve the problem, replace the ICs.

Keep us posted.
Dan

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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