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Thin pale Horizontal line

I have a thin horizontal line that is present on the lcd screen. The screen is a VA903m model brought back 4-6 months ago. I think it's still under warranty. Is ther a fix for this or should I just get it reapired/or swapped?

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I tried this and it has worked temporarily by banging the monitor not great but it did work, no tech knowledge if there is any other advise please email.

Hiyama Monitor Model: Vision Master 17 (8617E Chassis)
Horizontal dark line across screen shadowing text or other complex display data - giving appearance of 3D grooves or just dark lines on light background - temp fix (few minutes) by banging monitor or jiggling the video cable (thats what threw me for a while)
Removed tube base board and ran over disc capacitors and other solder joints whether they looked dry or not. No re-occurence in 2 weeks of daily use. Seems to have fixed it. (Be prepared for a lot of metalwork and screw removal when opening one of these up - I still havn't figured out how to get the PSU/main board out of one !)

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