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The TV powers up but I am getting a green and yellow line through the whole screen vertical where the text is like channel or the display. If I tap on the back it goes away but returns. When it does go away there is a vertical shadow that does not go away. Is this a display problem and should I scrap? Thanks please email me briansteenhoek@gmail.com

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I think you need a control PCB.

If the Set has an LG Screen, which I think it does, it is going to be a PDP42X2.

They commonly produce vertical Red and or Yellow lines that come and go.

6871QCH060Q is the boards part number.

You should just check it is an LG PDP42X2 by peering through the holes in the top, use a flashlight, there are some labels along the inside at the top.

One will have the Screen number on it.. LG PDP42X2 or PDP42X2A.

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