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Black strip I've recently noticed that a black strip about 2 inches long has appeared on the left side of the screen.  What is it, and what should I do?

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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    I have the same problem now and so did my mother who purchased this tv the same time 2 years & 3months ago. The light engine needs to be replaced. It is an $800 problem.



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I also had two bars show up on my TV. I would turn it off and back on and it would still be there. I noticed though that the On screen display "overwrote" the stripes, but the edges of the stripes were still visible. I ended up unplugging for a few minutes and plugging it back in. Bobs your uncle, no more stipes.

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If all the color alignment is correct ( Convergence is right ), it sounds like you may have a problem ddeveloping in the horizontal section. You might want to seek professional help before the circuit fails and the set quits. It could be more costly if you wait to long. Good Luck
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