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Green Screen - LG 42PX5D

I have an LG 42PX5D Plamsa TV. I turned my TV and the following happens: the power on light flashes several times whilst the screen is black. Then the screen goes green with a thin white strip up the top. After this the screen goes black with the same thin white light at the top. After leaving for a period of time, the picture starts, but is discoloured with blue and red pixels.

Can anyone help!? This might be due to the fact I turned the power off at the mains while the TV was stil running... maybe, maybe not?

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Hello, seems to be panel trouble, plasma and lcd main panels are not fixable, the color green isnt a good sign or it is a symptom of the panel being bad,
i know its a bad diagnosis but this is true with this color on a panel.
if it is a worth while set and you want to restore it theres few options one is replacement trough your waranty

the another is having the screen replaced by a service center this is to costly and rarely done by them they would advise you to get another set. at a retail price a screen replacement is as much or even more than the tv itself.

finally you may search online listings for a servicable tv same model and exchange the parts .
the third option is the best if your waranty is expired.

good luck hope this helps

happy holidays.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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