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Plasma TV problem - My Plasma tv is having a serious problem. Suddenly the Red color is no longer Red but Orange. The picture looks much worse now. I know it may sound like the set was getting old but I only had this set for less than a year so I don't think it's wear and tear. Is there anything I can do to fix this? I was thinking that it might just require dusting up. Should I open it to clean inside? Please advise. Thanks, D.

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    Dinoza May 10, 2007

    Thanks but unfortunately the Plasma was bought in a different country and I couldn't convince the local dealer to accept it.
    Any other ideas to solve my plasma tv problem?

    I'd hate to throw it away...

  • Dinoza
    Dinoza May 17, 2007

    Kegtapper, thanks for the advice.
    I tried your suggestion but the Plasma tv is still having that color problem.
    Although I do think that the Red color is a bit stronger now.

    Any other ideas before I toss the TV away?

  • katp Nov 04, 2007

    Hi my 42 inch plasma is only 7 months old i have cable connected to it by scart, i have a lot of noise on the screen which is becoming inbearable could this be a connection p-roblem? any advise would be appreciated.

  • bigeazyatzeg Dec 02, 2007

    red color is gone from tv

  • Big DADDY77 Jan 08, 2008

    My 42 inch plasma Panasonic looses it color once in a while . Is it a loose connection or a defective TV.

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2008

    my plasma tv has a line at the end

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2008

    picture with no sound

  • PHIPRO May 06, 2008

    Our plasma tv suddenly displays half the picture properly and lower half is just dotted and nothing displayed... does anyone experienced this problem... product is from philips.

  • waltliu Sep 08, 2008

    My Panasonic TH50PX60U 50" Plasma 18 months old has a thin black horizontal line couple of inches from the bottom displayed permanently. This appeared about atwo months ago. Panel warranty is good for two years. Know what this is?

    I am claiming factory defect. May have to go to small claims court if no satisfactory resolution is reached - the only American way.

  • calhoun_inc Dec 05, 2008

    i was watching my 42" plasma and the color just went really dark. i still have picture but its been that way since. ive only had it about a year and a half. and when i turn the tv on now the display slowing comes on from black. it kinda fades from the inside of the screen to the outside until the picture is full and it continues to stay dark.

  • 6mom Dec 30, 2008

    Red color is not there and only can see blue and yellow colors.  Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    if the screen gets broke can it be repaired

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Try checking the cable making sure they are tightly plugged in. My dads Plasma screen started showing orange / brown colors in place of primary red... he had been moving things around and didnt realize the wires were loosened in the process. This made him realize.... GET an HDMI and get rid of all the other cables......

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Another suggestion: go to the main menu and do a factory reset. Then scan/add channels again

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If the TV is still under warranty I would call Panasonic or the retailer you purchased it from before opening anything up on it.

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My Panasonic 49" sometimes gives a loud sparky sound when
commercials or shows change...has me worried..any suggestions ?
Thanks ...Tony

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After moving my plasma tv and reconnecting it i have no color.what can i do? it is a panasonic 42

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