RECENTLY, AFTER TURNING ON TELEVISION WE HAVE BEEN NOTICING WAVY/DISTORTED VERTICAL LINES ON THE SCREEN THAT AFTER A MINUTE OR TWO THEY GO AWAY AND VIEWING IS FINE. I KNOW THINGS WILL GET PROGRESSIVELY WORSE AND AM ASKING FOR SUGGESTIONS PRIOR TO THE UPCOMING FOOTBALL SEASON. I PURCHASED THE SET IN 2001 AND HAVE ENJOYED IT UP UNTIL THIS POINT.
This is a common sympton with those Toshiba projection sets. There is a board inside your set encased in metal shielding called the Hyper Board. There are many small surface-mount electrolytic capacitors on this board and some of them need to be replaced. Replacing surface-mount capacitors on a board that small is no easy task and should be done by an experienced tech.
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