Question about LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Picture shadowing occurs

I have a LG 42LP1D 42 in. HDTV LCD Television. It has developed a darkening of large areas of the screen. These areas can be in rough quadrants or the top and/or bottom third of the screen. Sometimes their is a hissing sound as well. The problem is getting worse. It seems to go if the TV has been on for many hours and never seems to affect the middle section of the screen. The solution which sometimes works is to power off/on but this can take quite a number over an hour or more. It didn't seem to happen until the warranty ran out! The TV has a home theatre system, Xbox360 and Sky digital TV box attached, the shadowing occurs no matter what the input device or scart or HDMI. I have wiggled and reconnected all cables, the scart ones are gold and good quality but it definitely appears to be the TV itself and not the input type. Any advice/ideas warmly welcomed.many thanks

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 103 Answers
Re: Picture shadowing occurs

The unit is having a backlight failure.It is a manufacture defect.Call lg customer service,they are aware of the problem in certain sets.Be persistant.

Posted on Mar 06, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why did my tv picture sudenly darken

The inverter has failed if you still have audio but the screen is black. You can get the inverter from

Mar 18, 2013 | LG 42LC2D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

LG 42LP1D television does not power on

The clicking noise is likely a mechanical relay clicking on and then off.

Someone has to open and check first power supply voltages and do a visual inspection for burnt or damaged parts....

Then it becomes a guessing game of which board to buy, install and see which is your trouble maker.

Mar 15, 2012 | LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

I neddd a power supply for 42LP1D LG tv

im guessing you have had the back off the tv and seen the power supply?


Jan 27, 2012 | LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV

2 Answers

I have an LG 42" LCD tv with blurred image on half the screen

lg 42 in lcd tv power button blinks nine times before staying on and has sound but no picture

Feb 04, 2010 | LG 42LC2D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

LCD tv screen has a shadow, what is the problem? I have a picture of the shadow on the screen and know where to find parts but have no idea what the problem is. I'm thinking of two areas, the polarized...

The shadow have red or blue in colors mixes?Than ur LCD screeen is damage.If it have a very light shadow,move the tv around to West,East Northwest,Southeast might help.If it have magnetic field.

Dec 31, 2009 | Sharp Aquos LC-42D62U 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

My 42" LG LCD turns itself off

There is probably a firmware update on the LG website that should take care of this.Go to the downloads area and enter the model number for available updates.

Jun 17, 2008 | LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Zoomed in picture

Check your aspect ratio setting. You may have it on Zoom 1 or Zoom 2 and then the picture will be stretched out and you won't see the bottom.

Dec 08, 2007 | LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV Logo

207 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Flat Panel Televisions Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers


Level 3 Expert

6993 Answers


Level 3 Expert

18258 Answers

Are you a LG Flat Panel Television Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides