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White lines Picture has faint white lines at top of screen.

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  • Focusman41 Mar 12, 2008

    Thank you for your help, and I guess I will have to get it repaired at a TV repair center, but it was worth a try with you first.

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Hi,

Normally, this would indicate that the vertical capacitor is about to fail. Depending on the brand and model, more often than not, these are the slightly bigger among the bunch of capacitors physically close to the vertical IC.

This of course would require a bit of familiarity with electronic components and circuitry, use of a DVM and a soldering iron and preferably access to a service manual or at the very least a schematic diagram. Otherwise, you may need to seek the services of a qualified professional or a friend who has some experience with de-soldering and soldering.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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