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2 Problems - Small white horizontal line. Black Lower part of screen

I have 2 problems. One is a single white line that runs horizontal across the screen about 3 inches from the bottom. Have had this problem for a while, but just dealt with it.

Now, occasionally I lose some of the lower part of the screen about 2 to 2.5 inches. It's normally a problem when the tv is turn on and the image will eventually return on it own after some time. The rest of the image is fine.

Any solutions?

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  • NinoC Sep 21, 2008

    Thanks for the suggestion, however the problem is not a result of the screen display settings. The problem will occur with any of the display settings..

  • NinoC Sep 22, 2008

    I'm using the component cables for the main source (Verizon FiOS). Happens with DVD input (on S-Video) as well. This model does not have an HDMI connection. The problem is sporadic, but when it does happen, no matter what source is used, it still has a black bar at the bottom of the screen. It does look like it's in letterbox mode, but it will cut off part of the program that is being displayed.

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Try changing the TV's display format from widescreen to fullscreen.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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    Aladdin Minic Sep 21, 2008

    Are you sure it isn't the cable provider, check to see if its a problem with the inputs. Try upgrading to another source like HDMI. I it could either be faulty wires or the inputs for the TV are fouled up.

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