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When the tv has been on awhile

When the tv has been on a while dark areas start appearing across the middle of the screen like large ink smudges or shadows, they are not a regular shape and are approx 2 to 3 inches vertical by 6 inches horizontal. the screen is clear when tv is first turned on.

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  • paul coughlan May 12, 2007

    thaks for your response, marks are static and more obvious on a darker background. paul. tried to add image but too large

  • she113 Dec 09, 2008

    i also have two lines of dark smudges that appear to get bigger when the tv has been on a while .. can any one tell me how to get rid of these and if its possible .. many thanks

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Do the smudges move around or are they in the same position all the time??If they appear in the same position it sounds like you are having a problem with the invertor panel or the back light circuitry.If you could post photo of fault would be helpfull

Posted on May 12, 2007

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Was told by a repair guy that the smudges are from a defective optics unit. The price tag for a new part was $1900.00. Looking for a second opinion though, I dont fully trust this guy

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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