Question about LG MZ-42PZ44 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma Television

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2" black line from top to bottom

My screen has a two inch solid black line that runs from top to bottom about a foot in from the left hand side of the screen, i have read about similar solutions for a hitachi screen which involve soldering on this site.

just wondering if anyone would know of a similar solution for this as i would rather not pay loads of £'s for an engineer to come out and do 'the teeth dryer!'


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  • focusbobby Dec 12, 2007

    my problem is left to right

  • bazaa12345 Dec 16, 2007

    up and down, it seems to be there when the sceeen is first switched on, but after around an hour or so it disappears and then comes back every so often

  • bazaa12345 Jan 20, 2008

    up and down

  • aimeesmum Jan 29, 2008

    I too have an LG Flatron Plsama MZ-42PZ44 and there is an 1.1/2" - 2" black line that appears and disappears every now and then when it feels like it........just as you desribe yours...

    I have not got a clue why this is and have emailed LG and also someone on ebay that appears to be selling boards to see if knows why this is.

    Will update if I find anything out!


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  • ibby12 Feb 04, 2008

    I also have the same problem with my Lg plasma, the model is the same (MZ-42PZ44) i have 2 lines going vertically from the top to bottom of the screen, on the left hand side. Could anyone reccomend me a solution to this problem.

  • Anonymous Jun 16, 2008

    Yes, same problem, 2" black band top/bottom - left of centre.

    Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Aug 06, 2008

    my screen has a two inch solid black line that runs from top to bottom.thanks ,paul

  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    lg mz-42pz44 vertical 2" black line in middle. am using set in spain and would like help. i have done electronic course in england so i can repair but would like to find source of problem before i start.



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My Black line is horizontall top to bottom more to the right hand side

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Is the problem left to right or up and down

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    Cary Farah Jan 21, 2008

    have you tried other sources like a dvd player does it happen on that also?
    I looked though other forums and have seem similar problems with the same set. found one where they had to replace a board for £'s 300 didnt say what board or anything.


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