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Dark vertical line(s) on Lcd tv

Dark vertical line appeared on my screen after 4 months. its mostly on the left, but faint on the right too...its just where the edge of "normal" 4x3 area ends when watching normal channels....also where my cable companies program guide pops on...a very hard edge to that graphic as well. could it be "burn"? can it be fixed or degaussed?

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Re: dark vertical line(s) on Lcd tv

Most likely it's the LCD panel failure. You can replace the panel if you can find a spare part. But the new panel may cost you as much as to buy a new tv. Hope that will help you.

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Re: dark vertical line(s) on Lcd tv

It's likely you have bad connections on the ribbon cables from the T-Con board to the small control board that connect to the screen. Many youtube videos posted that show you how to correct this problem. See this one link:
It may also be necessary to add a small wedge, or non-conducting rubber bumper between the frame and the ribbon cable underneath the frame by the small narrow control board that connects to the screen. This problem doesn't necessarily require replacement of the screen.

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Re: dark vertical line(s) on Lcd tv

Dark vertical lines about an inch wide developed on both sides of my TV screen. Picture is great . . . clear, sharp, etc. what could be problem??

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Re: dark vertical line(s) on Lcd tv

I just bought a Sony 46V4100 LCD July 08 and I just noticed "DARK VERTICAL" lines across the complete screen. Some darker than others. I called Sony and they acted like I was the first person to even make this complaint. I hoping LCD wasn't the wrong choice. (?)

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