Picture scrambled periodically Hello, The picture in my RCA TV is getting scrambled time to time in random parts of the screen. It looks like some portion of the screen is getting horizontal deflection to the right. It appears randomly in different places. Hitting the TV helps to resolve the problem and it may work Ok for 1 minute or for 1 hour then it gets scrambled again. Also periodical thin white diagonal strips appear and disappear with random spacing. Thank you.

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29 Jun, 2017

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Fault at its main digital board. Short circuited component/s at it. Contact any service technician; or the authorized service center. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
In most cases, the main board might have to be replaced. If so, a software [firmware] update too might be necessary.
Before going further; try a hard reset first. If it does not help you, replace the main digital board. There are two methods to reset TVs. The first is simple to do; a Hard Reset. The other is somewhat skilled; is a Factory Reset (System Reset). To make it a hard reset, just unplug the TV from AC mains wall socket, and re-plug it back after 15 minutes or so. If you do this by overnight is better. This procedure will make it a hard reset. If you want to make it a system reset [Factory Reset]; you have to enter its service mode option, and select the factory reset option. If you wish to get some details; visit the site linked here.
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