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Vertical black lines appear intermitently

My 3 year old Maxent 42 in plasma just started having a one inch wide black vertical line show up in the picture. TV works great for about 10-20 minutes then a line shows up, sometimes more. Turning off then turning back on does not fix the problem.

Is this fixable?

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Does the line appear on just one input(cable,hdmi,video1,video2,ect) or on all of them? The reason why I ask is it may be just an issue with one input setting on the television and you may be able to use a different input for a temporary fix of the problem. Plasma telivisions run very hot and it may be overheating. Try using a small mountable fan above the TV pointed into the back heat vents and see if keeping it cooler keeps the issue from happening. These TVs are repairable but usually cost more to repair than what it is worth due to plasma TVs are very in-expensive now.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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