Question about LG 42PX5D 42 in. Plasma HDTV

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I have a vertical line that appears on my screen, it runs top to bottom and is about 1-1/4 inch wide. It usually appears when the tv is first powered on and stays on, but sometimes it shows up after 5 minutes or so and sometimes it disappears for awhile then returns. I am wondering if this is something that I can repair as we are in a rural area and have no technicians available. Is there a place where I can learn how to repair plasma problems?

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  • patbha Jan 19, 2008

    same problem vertical line down centre of screen on majority of the time. Is this fiaxable or should I get shot of this plasma TV 42pz45e

  • Home_tech Feb 06, 2008

    1-1/2" vertical red bar, about 2" in from left of screen. Comes and goes. LG42PX HDTV Plasma. Unplugged all video cables, problem remains. does not move when changing inputs etc.

  • abelerectors Oct 27, 2008

    my LG just started with line top to bottom



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Is the line in a left to right direction?
or is the line in an up and down direction:?

Posted on Nov 12, 2008


A vertical line could potentially be caused by either the X_SUS board or the panel itself. If it's a problem with X_SUS board it's simple enough to swap out however a fault with the panel would probably necessitate a new tv as replacing the panel is likely to cost more than a replacement.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008


Same problem here with my panasonic 42"? less than a month old and started about a week ago

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

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