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Colored wavy lines on screen

I have a 1 year old hitachi 42a01a plasma tv. after a few minutes the tv is turned on,color wavy lines appear across the whole screen which increase gradually in their intensity. soon the picture is barely visible as only this noise/lines appear on the screen. sound is ok. if I restart the tv it works for a few minutes and then the same probem occurs.

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  • neeraj0272 May 15, 2009

    hitachi technician says that it is because of dust. he cleaned the main board and it worked for a month but the problem resurfaced. now he says that i have to replace the main board at one-third the cost of new set.

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This is a Logic board problem, not so easy to replace in Hitachi but well worth the repair if I had your zip code I could recommend a person or three. But the problem is a problem in the logic board and will beed replacement, Thanks for using Fixya.com

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