From: http://www.justanswer.com/questions/1kr0l-27-panasonic-crt-tv-no-picture#ixzz0RDsAb9Ti"The problem you are describing appears to be a vertical circuit problem. The most common problem has been bad solder connections on the vertical output IC. If you inspect the PC board around the vertical ic, you can sometimes see the bad connections. Or the vertical IC and the associated capacitors in the circuit can be the culprit. Average cost to repair should be around $100.00 "