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Round yellow glow

Have a Zenith M52W56LDC. There is a round yellowish glow towards the center of the tv. Is especially evident on black and white movies, but also shows up in color, casting a yellow glow that fades towards the edges of a 6 in or so diameter circle. Have had the tv for 14 months, and nine months ago the ballast and lamp were replaced. Any ideas?

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  • miaatch Feb 18, 2009

    I have a yellow glow in the center of my tv. i just bought this tv from a really good friend of mine and he said it was fine when he had it and after i plugged it in at my house i noticed it. the tv is about 3 years old now. could this have happened during the move or maybe he just didnt notice it or just coincindence? how do i fix it. im fairly handy and like fixing things myself if not to complicated. how do i fix it? what do i need to order? and any advice?

  • rich Mar 15, 2009

    i have the same yellow glow problem but with blue dots around circle

  • miaatch May 11, 2010

    i just posted my issue im having with my zenith M52W56LCD and a large yellow spot in the middle. i just wanted to post my email address in case someone could help

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Your problem is caused by a pre polarising filter becoming discoloured with heat. I am sure zenith supply a replacement filter for about $50 US which is more than can be said for LG. I have been searching in vain to find an article which refers to part numbers for the filter. If you do find a part number for it please post it on the forum so other people all over the world with the same fault can obtain it. I have stripped down the light engine on many of these sets and believe me it is not that difficult, just time consuming

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I would have the lamp and ballist checked again, as thats about the only thing I know that has ever caused this complaint. Sorry I couldnt be of more assistance. Good Luck

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