My TV started about a week ago with a horizontal line about 5" from the top. The line is very thin. A few days later 3-4 horizontal lines appeared at the bottom. These lines are black and very distracting if you focus in on them. I contacted the manufacturer and was told that the screen needs to be replaced. The TV is not even 1 year old. They said that they will replace the screen for free. I would have to pay for the shipping of the TV to the manufacturer which will run about $1,300.00 - $1,500.00 with insurance. Is there any other way to ressolve this issue?
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Re: horizontal lines on Screen
Here's something you can try...remove the back and notice that there are ribbon cables (FRAGILE!) on the right and left side...alot of times these cables develope bad connections and cause the lines you see...other times the panel will be suspect. Removing these ribbon cables and reseating them have helped me determine in the past if it is a bad connection...or a bad panel
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Sounds like an inverter problem. If the power supply is internal replace the capacitors coming out of the voltage regulators. These are usually 1000mf and/or 470mf. If that doesn't do the trick look up the numbers on the 8-pin chips that drive the secondary transformers on the inverter to see if they are getting the right voltages. Good Luck!
now only visible in a thin horizontal line.
first of all you reduce brightness to monimum.
it just to protect your tv from crt demage.
your problem is in horizontal output section as you have mentioned that week or so ago the right and left bottom edges of the picture began to move in like a sideways triangle filled with black so this sympton is due to hor. section problem.
your flyback transformer or horizontal output might be defective.
but remember check for power supply is ok from
hope this will help.
If this model has a "lint screen" or air filter, I would check to make sure the set is getting proper ventilation. Otherwise, you probably have a bad solder connection or capicators going bad, causing your symptoms. Hopefully you won't have to get a replacement Printed circuit board as they are quite expensive.
I would suspect a connection breaking down as the set heats up. A shop will probably have to put the set in a stand to hold it while they check for loose connections or defective components inside. Not a DIY job by any means. If this line went completely through the picture either vertically or horizontally and stayed there then this would have indicated a failure in the Panel itself. A thin Line any where on the screen consisting of one pixel in width is a Panel Failure according to Hitachi.