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Picture with gray box

When I turn on the TV the picture is bright and looks normal. After about 5 seconds the screen changes and becomes less bright and a light gray box apperas in the middle but does not fill the full screen, about 75% . Any time you press a button on the reomote it switchs to the normal bright screen only to chnage back to the gray box screen after 5 seconds. What is going on?

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The text mode in the closed caption is turned on.Turn off the closed caption. I don't have the schematic in front of me, so, I will wing it. There may be a button on the remote that says CC, if so then use that button to turn it off, if not then go to the service menu and you may have to search a bit. Either way it's an easy fix and you can do it yourself. If you can't find it, then, reply and I will give better instructions when I get into my shop next week.

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