Question about Akai LCT3785TA 37 in. LCD HDTV

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AKAI LCT3785TA, 15 months from purchase

My t.v. was working fine, turned it off for the night. In the morning, and everyday since then, all I get when powered on is red, blue, green, and yellow vertical lines on screen with full sound. If the t.v. stays on and untouched, the screen will come back on in approx. 15-25 minutes. While watching cable, when a tv show goes to a commercial, the screen turns white and comes back to normal after 1-2 seconds. Same when 1 commercial ends and another commercial starts. Video games have the same problem. If what is being viewed changes, screen will turn white and takes longer and longer for it to fix itself. My toddler did race a small hotwheels car horizontally across the screen a month ago, and I think maybe that's what killed the picture..? Two children, so don't have cash for an expensive solution. Cheapest route possible prefered. Thanks.

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