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Vertical black line on screen

I have a Vizio P42 inch flat screen tv with a vertical black line on the screen 30 seconds after i turn the tv on and stays on , the size of the strip is 1 in by 10 inches vertical. I' ve trouble shot the strip by disconnecting the satalite receiver from the tv and seperatly connected a antenna and the black strip still appears , I heard that it might be a soft solder joint, if you could help me out their on why that black strip appears , and how to make it disappear that would be GREAT    hope to hear from you soon thankyou bob.

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Re: vertical black line on screen

Your set has either a bad driver board or more likely a bad plasma panel. 

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