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PT-53WX54 53 in. Rear Projection Lamp replacement

Can anyone tell me what part or parts I need to replace the lamp on this model and where I can find step by step directions preferrably with step by step pictures?

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  • bjohnston12 Oct 23, 2007

    O.k. the what if anything should be replaced to re-energize the picture?

  • bjohnston12 Oct 24, 2007

    what I mean is the picture is not as bright and not as sharp as it used to be. It certainly dioes not look like it did when I bought it. Is there a way to bring it to like new condition.

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This is a CRT model set.  There is no lamp to replace as there would be if it was DLP or LCD technology.

I’m happy to help further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/dewayne_4a10eab6caecdb92

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

  • Dewayne Turner Oct 24, 2007

    I don't know what you mean by "re-energize the picture".  More information is needed.  Is the screen lit?  Do you have audio?  If the screen is not lit do you have on-screen display when you hit the menu button.  If the screen is lit do you have a full screen?  If you have a picture what does it look like?

  • Dewayne Turner Oct 24, 2007

    It is possible that the mirror and lenses are very dirty and just need to be cleaned.  To do that you would need to remove the front screen assembly.  Usually you have to remove the speaker grill.  Sometimes these are simpy attached with velcro and if so they just pull off.  Sometimes there are screws from the back that holds the speaker grill on.  I think on this model it is held on with velcro.  If so put your fingers on the sides of the speaker grill or the bottom and pull it off.  When the speaker grill is off there are screw at the bottom of the screen assembly that need to be removed.  There may be plug in cables attached to the switch assembly at the bottom of the screen assembly.  If so unplug them and lift up on the screen assembly to remove it.  Use a soft lint free coth and amonia free window cleaner to clean the 3 picture tube lenses and the mirror.  If these are very dirty you will see a significant improvemnt in you picture quality after they are cleaned and everything is reassembled.

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