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1" vertical red line (top to bottom) on left half of screen.

I have an LGE RT-42PX12X that has a 1" line running top to bottom on the screen. Is this fixable? Is there a board or part that needs replacing and where do I get the part from? Nick - Sydney, Australia

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  • Nicholas Heyke Jun 07, 2009

    Yep.. found the 'Timer Control Board' Part number:6871QCH038A which is a common problem board on this and similar models. The replacement board is 6871QCH038C. Do not use the original board as it will give you the same problem down the track. Part is easy to install and available from eBay or www.partstore.com

  • Nicholas Heyke Jul 26, 2009

    Thank you Castelll for helping me out.

    I researched the problem on another site to confirm how to do it and I then bought the board from a TV repair shop in New York via eBay and replaced it the other day. Simple enough as long as you're careful.

    After an initial burn-in period of about 10mins the board settled down and the TV is perfect, and has been now for over a week.

    The TV was given to me free and cost me A$142 to fix. That's a cheap plasma by anyone's currency.

    Thanks again. Nick

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Replace the timer control board.

get the part from Ebay

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