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Vertical shadow on screen

I have a Magnavox 42MF531D LCD TV, it's about 2 years old, just started noticing a vertical shadow, about 12in. long and 1/4in wide going up the screen. It's not exactly straight, it looks like a long hair on the screen. What is it and can it be fixed?

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  • pinkcar13 Nov 20, 2008

    Thanks edgardbe, but I'm not very knowledgable with this stuff, is this something I can do or should I call someone? thanks

  • ferguse Dec 18, 2008

    Have a Magnavox 42MF521D LCD TV, it's 2 years old, just started noticing a vertical shadow, from top to bottom on the right hand side of screen. It's not straight - more of a curve ")" and now a second one is starting to the right. Can this be fixed?

  • calvertsr Jan 10, 2009

    Wow!!! This must be a shortcoming of this model. I also have one about 2 years old and have the exact same issue.

  • calvertsr Jan 12, 2009

    Has anyone contacted Philips/Magnavox? I have not had good luck with this in the past, since their products seem to have issues or die after the warranty is up. Not sure why I bought another one of their products. Guess I'm not that bright. I think next time I will go out of my way to not buy one of their products.

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Check the vertical transistor or bouton.

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