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Black box within picture for LG 42pc5D

I frequently get a black box ontop of the picture that scrolls down what appears to be some type of error lines..this continues for approx 1 min. then disappears. If you touch the remote at anytime during this it stops, and then comes back. The error line appears to have an e:\ followed by the date and some random alphanumeric code.

Any ideas..thanks


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  • Maggie38 Dec 29, 2007

    lg the screen is completely black with a red strip at the center right

  • Anonymous Sep 14, 2008

    same problem as above mentioned... a box that covers my picture and if you touch the remote or anything like that it goes away, but same error lines that come up within the blackout portion of the screen.... HOWEVER I have noticed that some channels are much more prone to this happening than others. have you heard any solutions to this problem? I would be interested

  • andreagendro Nov 05, 2008

    We have the same problem...also notice that it seems to happen only on
    certain channels...our warrranty just expired. Any suggestions?



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Press caption on remote

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