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Black bar on screen

For the last couple of weeks a black bar randomly appears near the top if the screen. Sometimes it is just a blank bar. Other times there is some text in it. Last night it kept adding characters from the left. Sometimes it is a random character on the right. And one time yesterday it was a large black box the covered most of the viewing area. Pressing any button on the remote makes it go away but it may come back in 2 minutes or 30 minutes but it always comes back.

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Re: Black bar on screen

The text mode in the closed caption is turned on.Turn off the closed caption. I don't have the schematic in front of me, so, I will wing it. There may be a button on the remote that says CC, if so then use that button to turn it off, if not then go to the service menu and you may have to search a bit. Either way it's an easy fix and you can do it yourself. If you can't find it, then, reply and I will give better instructions when I get into my shop next week.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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