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Bad picture I have a westinghouse 32'lcd ltv6w tv. Once I turn on the tv after five or six mins it starts flickering the color bars start scrolling up the screen almost like a bad connection sometimes it stops and sometimes it won't and I have to cut it off. I am ready to throw it out the window unless I can fix it.Please help.

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  • gammon1 Mar 19, 2008

    Thanks, for your help. Which solder joint would you say? I have also heard that it could be a bad power supply but, that has been replaced already. Westinghouse has swapped out tv's with me but the same problem started happening again. I think that this is a lemon model. Westinghouse has tried to say that it is simething in my house that is causing this problem but, I have other tv's that work fine. Thanks for your advice I will look for it.

  • mcortez99 Mar 29, 2008

    I have the same problem too!! Flickering lines on the whole screen. They come and go when they want. We can't even watch tv. It is so annoying. I know for sure I will never buy another Westinghouse product. And I am going to research the next tv I buy.

  • tyreek Apr 13, 2008

    as soon as i turn it on or 5min later the picture flickers or rolls until it finally go"s blank

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    I have the same problem - after 4-5 minutes the picture starts to roll, often goes blank, scrolls again and may or may not come back on. Saved for a long time to buy a new flat screen and have nothing but problems with it. The cable people changed out the cable box, checked all my connections and concluded it was not with them. Hate to throw it away, when the picture is on - it's great! - but getting really frustrated. pvb

  • kendra6303 Apr 14, 2009

    I have the same problem, I changed the channel and it fixed it once. Iv'e cut it off then back on, that worked once. Usually I just wait it out.

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    same thing happens to me, i just got the tv.

  • jlatsis Apr 22, 2009

    westinghouse ltv-32w3hd after the tv is on for a few mintues the screen goes black lines apeare i have to turn it off for a while then its ok but it just keeps happing?

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Sounds like a dry solder joint. When the tv is on for 4/5 mins the crack warms up and the gap spreads. When you turn off it cools and when it warms up it starts again.

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  • julian appleby Mar 21, 2008

    Its really hard to say which joint but i would guess that its between power supply and mainboard. As it affects total power not just pic or sound or signal

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