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Right 2 inches on edge of screen are darker than the rest of the screen

We've got a Samsung HDTV with DLP, and I recently noticed that the right two inches on the edge of the screen are noticeably darker than the rest of the TV. We can still see the images on the TV, they are just dark. What could be causing this? Is it something can fix? Thanks!!

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I have a 20 month old Samsung HLR5668WX/XAA that except for the left vertical 20% of the screen, the rest became very dark. I can make out the images behind it, but just barely. For the next few days, I turned off/on the set after a few minutes every time it happened and the picture came back to normal. Then eventually the problem became permanent. Thinking it was the lamp, I replaced it, but the problem still exists. In addition, for a few months, the set has been making an intermittent grinding noise that goes away when I turn off/on the set as above. Its frequency seems to be increasing. Does it sound like the color wheel is bad? The fan perhaps? Something much worse (crossing my fingers)? Please let me know. Thanx in advance. Tom

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What is the model of the TV? Samsung DLP TV's start with HLS,HLP,HLW.....

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