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Vertical red line on my Vizio plasma

I have a Vizio 42in plasma which is probably a year or two old and a vertical red line (about a inch wide) started appearing recently. Can anyone please help.. Thanks.
To DRACO A5OG

Has the red lines returned since your above recomendation? I am having the same problem and would like to fix mine.

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  • bbsimmons1 Mar 07, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Have had it now for about 5 months. However, it used to disappear for awhile and then return. But now, it has been joined by a royal blue stripe right next. The two stripes are side by side and are about one fifth of the way across from the right hand side of the screen. I have been trying to get an expert in to look at the problem, but have had no luck thus far. Can anyone out there offer a suggestion?

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If the line is horizontal then it could be a y-drive panel ( depending on from ctr where it is ) whether it is the upper or lower board. Time to let a service company look at it, don't wait, more damage is possible the longer you play it.If it goes vertical ( up & down ) then it could be one of two buffer boards.

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