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Sony 42" Plasma

My plasma tv has 1 2" black line that runs down the center of the screen. Does anyone know why this is happening and how i may be able to get if fixed. Thank you.

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  • patziegler Sep 21, 2008

    I have a Sony 40" LCD with a line down the middle of the screen. It started at the top with a length of about 5". Gradually it has grown to the bottom of the screen. How can I repair this?

  • t_bandith Jan 18, 2009

    if anyone has solution. Please post it. I could use your help. thanks in advance



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This could be caused by a buffer board on the lower part inside the set

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