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Tosishiba flat screen flickers and then goes dark. If you

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Tosishiba flat screen flickers and then goes dark. If you get very close to the screen there is a vague outline of the picture. What is going on?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Anthony_Infotech replied 9 months ago.



When its dark if you press the menu button of the sets own remote control does the menu come up normally please ?or is this dark too please?

How old is the set now please?


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
menu is dark also and the set is about 4yrs old
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
after I turn off for a moment the picture comes back fine then darkens after a few minutes
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
maybe about 3yrs old
Expert:  Anthony_Infotech replied 9 months ago.

OK it looks like the back-light is going out when you say dark is it no pic but you can see feint images?