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Purple-tinted transparent line

I am getting a purple-tinted, transparent line about two inches wide on the left side of my screen when I turn on the TV. This used to go away completely after a short period of time, but now it takes several hours to disappear, if at all. Any ideas what could be causing this?

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  • Broncosfan Dec 18, 2007

    Thanks for the reply. How difficult is it to work on/replace the engine? Is this something best left to a professional? How expensive is it to replace?

  • Broncosfan Dec 19, 2007

    Thanks for the quick reply. I have a couple more questions. Is this vertical line something that will likely not get any larger, or will it expand farther into the screen? If left unfixed, will it cause permanent damage to the TV, or is it just an annoyance?

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Im thinking the set has a bad engine

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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    Cary Farah Dec 19, 2007

    it is expensive i have never done one i think it's all one part.
    i would call a tech to even confirm my guess....

  • Cary Farah
    Cary Farah Dec 19, 2007

    more of an annoyance? however and sorry to say this but samsung is know for lots of problems.

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