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Problems with my screen/picture

Since a recent move, our Philips television has not been working the same. It did not get bumped around or anything of the sort. The picture is cutting off at the top of the screen. There is about an inch and a half blank and blurred space at the top. We have tried to adjust the width of the picture with our remote and it made no difference to the top of the screen. If anyone has any ideas or solutions, please let me know!! Thank you.

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Sounds like a vertical sweep problem in the vertical output circuit, or the drive circuit. this is a solid state set and there are no user replaceable parts inside. Please play it safe and take the set in for service. Good Luck

Posted on Apr 08, 2007

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