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Bright spot on my 52hm95

About 1 yr after purchace (no warranty) it developed a bright spot in the bottom center of the screen...this bright spot keeps growing upward. now it looks like someone is holding a flashlite from the bottom up on the screen. cant find a repair man in jersey...thinking of opening it up and attempt to fix myself...worst that could happen is i'll end up just throwing the damned thing out!

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can see it in certain lighting and even when the TV is off! It will appear lighter than the surrounding areas at times and can be annoying. I called Toshiba and had a service man come out and even though he acknowledged that this is common, Toshiba will not replace the screen.

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