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CTC197

Size Model Chassis Symptom Problem Description Fix
32F32685YX1(CN) CTC197CN Video Weak Video, intermittent vertical rolling C26924
36G36695LVYX1(CL) CTC197CL Audio Intermittent pop in audio mute Transistor Q11900
36G36705YX1(CL2) CTC197CL2 Tuner Channels 15, 16 and 17 tuned to the same channel C17119
36G36705YX12(CL5) CTC197CL5 Video No video on tuner or S-Video L18110
36PS36500YX1(CM) CTC197CM Power Supply Totally Dead Set CR14107
 PTK195 CTC195ConvergenceIntermittent convergence shift and bowed slightly from top and bottomResolder L703 on convergence power board
 PTK195 CTC195 OSD OSD rolls CR14703, CR14705 next to flyback
 PTK195CTC195TunerWeak signal on channels above 50Resolder CR17304
 PTK195CTC195PowerSet Deadclean board around J13003
 PTK195CTC195Powerintermittent shut down then comes back onremove glue under C13106, C13107, R13107
 PTK195CTC195VideoNo Gemstar setup in menuU13101, U13102, reseat plug J13104
  CTC195Convergencevideo not convergingIC U19700 (STK730-130)
  CTC195ConvergenceNo convergenceU19700 (STK730-130)
  CTC195ConvergenceConvergence option 4 under screen missingR19722 (750kohm)
  CTC195convergenceconvergence not workingU19700 (STK730-130)
  CTC195CovergenceNo convergenceR19702 (750kohm), R19703 (750kohm)
  CTC195Videocan't convergeR19702 (750kohm), R19703 (750kohm)
  CTC195Videoset not convergingR19702 (750kohm/.25W), R19703 (750kohm/.25W)
  CTC195Videobad convergenceSTK730-130
  CTC195VideoConvergence bad and no menu to set the convergencepower regulator on convergence board (STK730-130)
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: Don't kill yourself.  If you do, don't blame us...  We totally warned you.  These tips are intended for qualified service technicians that know what they're doing.  Unqualified persons should never service their own equipment.  Televisions contain very high voltage that could kill you.