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P42W46X We were watching the TV last night and heard a "pop". The screen went really dark. You can barely see the image on the plasma screen now since it is so dark. Any recommendations?

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  • Max_G Nov 25, 2007

    I had the same problem with the same model Zenith television, only this just now happened after powering on the TV.



    Also, for a month or two now, the picture is very faint and shadowy just after powering on. After a minute or two, the TV "warms up" enough so that the picture is normal. It was during this warm-up time that I heard the pop and the picture went bad.

  • chris75644 Jan 05, 2009

    I have the same problem. Has anyone had luck?

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Trash it, the same thing happen to me and the money hungry repair man was asking for 700-800 to fix it. I paid 1100 for it. Now I'm a proud owner of a LCD TV

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