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Panasonic PT-47WXD63G I have a convergence problem where the RED is ghosting above all colors: I have the service manual that treats all tv's in this line up to 56" Can anyone explain to me how to enter the service mode? I have the instructions but can't seem to get there. Here are the details: When minor adjustments need to be done to the electronic controls, the method for entering the service mode without removal of the cabinet back is as follows, using the remote control: Select SET-UP icon, enter ?Program CH? and select CABLE mode in ?Input Setup? option. Select TIMER icon and set SLEEP time for 30 Min. Press ?OK? then VOL up to exit menus. Tune to the Channel 124. Adjust VOLUME to minimum (0). Press VOL ← (decrease) on receiver. Red ?CHK? appears in upper corner. To toggle between aging and service modes: While the ?CHK? is displayed on the left top corner of the CRT, pressing ?OK? and ?VOL? UP on the TV simultaneously will toggle between the modes. Red ?CHK? for service modeand yellow ?CHK? for aging. Press POWER on the remote control to display the service adjustment modes menu, select adjustment by pressing the VOL right/left buttons and CH up/down buttons on the remote and OK to enter the adjustment. Service mode menu

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  • kyle5252 Dec 10, 2008

    i am having a convergence problem. I have shadowing and have gone into the convergence section and the "t's" are all off and I fixed those and nothing happened.....I assume something else is wrong (something has burnt out or I need to fix something else). What do you think is the problem? panasonic pt53w 53.....any help? How much will it cost to get fixed by a pro?
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I have the panasonic pt 47wxd63g, no sound, no video, red light keep blinking every 5 seconds, (not a 3 blink pattern) ..is the power board is the problem? what is the solution?

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My remote has no letering left on it dont know what to do?

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Can I get a copy of the service manual if you have it in a file format? If so, here is my e-mail- [email protected]. Im am having the same problem you had with the red convergance. Im going to attempt to replace the two IC's and need all the help i can get.
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If you have a problem with the convergence, believe me, going into the service menu and trying to correct it will only give you large headaches, DO NOT USE THR SERVICE MENU UNLESS YOU ARE A TRAINED TECH!!!! Doing so can result in a complete and total failure of this TV set. I service menu is not for any major changes in any adjustment. It is not the cure all. If your convergence all of a suddenly shifted, it is not a service menu issue. Your problem is the convergence amp IC's. Good Luck

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