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Red line on screen

I have a 50" LG plasma tv and I am hooked up to Directv. When I turned it on today there was a large red line on the right side of the screen. No matter what channel I am on its on the screen. Any idea what caused it and do I need to replace my tv aready? Thanks

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  • vargie Oct 31, 2007

    Thanks for your imput. LG is replacing the tv because the panel is bad. The tech. replaced the internal board 6 times and LG says replace it. I appeciated the quick response from LG.

  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2007

    there is a red line on the screen of my plasma tv

    on the rigth side what should i get fixed or replaced

  • nitarai Nov 04, 2007

    We have the same problem. We bought our 42' plazma on Aug 2005. What should we do?

  • cucamonga Dec 25, 2007

    Hi, I have a LG 42" plasma tv and it's about two years old. There is a red line down the left side of the screen and the line appears on cabel and DVD. Any idea what the problem may be or how big of a repair bill I should expect?


  • shelleymarie Mar 23, 2008

    we've got a vizio 42" plasma, we purchased 2005. we have a continuous green bar and red bar that run vertical on the left side. what is going on? what should we do?



  • bob99999 May 16, 2008

    i have the same problem. 42in.plasma(2004). 2in. red bar from top to bottom about 2in. from right side.

  • Anonymous Jun 01, 2008

    I have 42 inch LG Plasma. I have the same problem. A red bar is appearing from top to bottom on the left hand side about 1 1/2 inches. The red bar in small than the black bar that you see on non-HD stations. Do I have to trash it after only a couple years.

  • vakopyan61 Aug 31, 2008

    42 Inch LG PLASMA TV Tv works but has a red line down the right side.

    thanks Vic

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    Vzio plasma 40 inch screen has red line down the left side, how do we fix it?

  • nakul21dev Oct 01, 2008

    i have a tft screen for my computer and i am seeing the a thin red line right in the middle

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    red semi circle lines on TV monitor

  • cassashton Feb 17, 2009

    same issue was on left side for about a week now on right side and left side comes on and off 42 plasma vizio



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I had the same problem -red, vertical bars along the right side of my Samsung 42" Plasma- and this is what fixed it: Removed unterminated cable.  
I had hooked up an HD video camera to the set about two weeks ago.  While I disconnected the camera I left the other end of the connector cable plugged into the T.V..  As I've since learned from friends who work in television, this is what's called an "unterminated cable" -meaning one end is unconnected.  It can lead to problems with electrical interference and appears to have been the problem in this case;  When I disconnected this cable from the T.V. the red bars went away.
So, check your cables.  Make sure everything is properly connected and get rid of anything that might be picking up interference.  
Hope this makes sense.

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I have the similar problem on my screen before too. After restart my PC, it disappear.

I think you can identify your problem is monitor or display card problem by taking a Print screen, and plaste it on a word document. If it appear the screenshot having a same line, then it would be the display card problem. Otherwise, you can change another monitor.

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Depends on the width of the line is it a staight line how for in from the side sounds like you may need one of the sistain boards or you may even have a bad panel

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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I also have a Vizio 42" Plasma [P42hd] with the same problem a 1" thick red line vertically on the left side; which comes and goes. Which started about two weeks ago on some days its there for the whole day and other days it doesn't even show.
I brought this set back in March of 2005 at Costco for $2,000 and of course the warranty is expired, now! I contacted Vizio Inc. which they transfered my call to a off site service tech center, who told me that this model is no longer being serviced by them do to parts (he didn't get into detail) and so my situation will be referred back to Vizio and I should hear from them soon....One week now & I haven't heard from them yet...I guess I'll call back!

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Red line on my 17' computer screen.

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you need a new video board on your tv i can sell you many boars you may know need i am also a full service man for tvs and electronics


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