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No Picture On Screen and red line in middle.

When put on tv, has a Red line through the middle of screen and no picture. Sound is fine, channels change but no picture. This was a sudden thing as no warning signs occurred. Tv never flickered or did this before. Can it be fixed? Is there a lamp that can be serviced at home?

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Re: No Picture On Screen and red line in middle.

The set has a vertical problem if the line you mention is from side to side ,if the line is from top to bottom the problem is in the horizontal circuit and both can be repairable,a vertical fairlure is a common problem,the vertical IC goes bad and it takes a safety resistor with him to prevent any more damage,the horizontal is rare but it happens too,if you are familiar with tv service you can change the IC but you will need a service manual to identify the part,you can get a manual overnight if you downloaded it at,if you are not too familiar you should seek the help of a servicer for safety reasons.Let Us know how it goes or if you need more information.

Posted on Nov 01, 2006

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