I have lost my owners manual due to Hurricane Katrina. The best way to describe my problem is it seems my one of the light bulbs went out in the TV. The picture is just not bright enough. On scenes that are dark the TV is really really dark. Can you change or replace a light bulb in this TV? [email protected]
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I had a similar problem with a different model Panasonic projection set.I got no answer on this site, but I did from an outside repairman.
Turn your color all the way down. If it looks black and white it is probably not a bulb problem. If you see a tint (blue, green, red) over the screen, it probably is a weak bulb.
The entire bottom front of my model was held on by velco and could be pulled off.
Behind this was a removable black panel. Behind this were adjustment screws for the three bulbs. This will probably only help temporarily if the bulbs continue to weaken, but it might buy you some time as the replacement bulbs are quite expensive. Good Luck
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I assume it is a hand start genset. The most common problem if it has been sat for a while is rust on the ignition timing flywheel. If you take the pullcord housing off (recoil) then you will see a big flywheel with what can only be described as a big forked prong with a couple of wires on it. This flywheel should be stainless steel and rusts when sat around for a while without use. Its job is to complete the circuit to the spark plug every time the flywheel passes the forked prong at a given spot on the flywheel, the faster the wheel turns the faster the spark hence the engine runs quicker. Clean the rust off with a releasing agent (wd 40) hey presto!!!!!!!!!!!
If your not a technician with tv repair experience, I would HIGHLY advise against that as theres high voltage in these sets even if they have been unplugged for awhile. Enough to kill ya. First thing though that comes to mind would be the STR##### regulator IC in the main power supply. That usually goes bad when a surge happens. But call a pro, Bro. Good Luck