Question about Toshiba 43H71 43" Rear Projection Television

# Aging 43H7143 This tv is almost 7 years old and is experiencing multiple problems. 1. touch focus not working (when used it prompts touch focus error) 2. screen is also showing constant red and green vertical lines when watching dvds or cable tv. 3. tv screen also showing double projection of characters and objects with constant white fuzzy horizontal lines. 4. tv also goes out to a black screen when power is still on (will come back on if tv is cut off then on.) Gteatly apprieciate solutions or possible parts replacement.

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• Terry Tates Mar 23, 2008

I am having a similar problem.

I am seeing triple vision Red Green and Blue

Also touch focus states error.

• Anonymous May 22, 2008

touch focus not working - manual focus not working on red lines - manual focus doesn't finish

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