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No picture walked into the room and there was sound but no picture

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    tv shuts off after 5 minutes

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    LG Plasma Flatron model no. MT-42PZ15 has blue and white vertical lines and screen is slightly pixelating.What is causing this?

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