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Water Damaged lcd tv?

My 3 year old sun took a water gun to the tv. Before I'd noticed, some of the water had gone in through the bottom of the screen. Everything was fine and functional. The next morning, dark circles stared appearing at the bottom of the screen.. there are eight dark spots on the bottom of the screen and one at the top. Is there any way we can get these to go away or are we better off having to spend to buy a new tv? This happened three weeks ago, and the tv was bought two months ago.

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  • ortega_iris Jul 23, 2008

    I have a LCD flat screen tv. last saturday my upstairs neighbor had a water leak and unfortunately it runned down the ceiling and my tv got damage. Right now all I see is a green picture. TV is only 10 months old. Is the TV ruined??

  • Rossie Ross Jul 27, 2008

    Hello. My 3 yr old also shot water into my new 26 inch lcd tv. I didn't know about it but I was told it happened over 2 weeks ago. Now the screen has mixed straight lines and icicyles shaped lines coming from the top - lines of mixed colors and thin straight lines coming running vertically.



    Is it possible that shutting it down for a few days now with a fan turned on it may dry it out and correct the problem? I really do appreciate this forum. blessings

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    i hav the same problem water got poured accidently into my tv is there no way of dryin it out?

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Hi there.My 3yr old son water gun our 50" lcd tv sony bravia.I nearly have a heart attack.LOL.There were black mark at the bottom of the screen and when I touch it it's moving around.I realize that it was the water.So I didn't do anything.When we don't watch tv I turn it off from the wall.I kept doing this and after two weeks I notice that the black mark has gone.I don't why>So may be you could just leave as it is...good chance it may to away itself.I hope this helps.thanks.

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Hello lilcrozzyjc,

I got bad news, your son may have damaged the LCD itself since any water damage would have dried up over the three week period. To replace the LCD screen may cost the same as a new set. What I would suggest is that you take the Tv to a qualified Tv shop and have them check it. Be prepared to hear a high cost for repairs, due to the fact that the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen might be damaged. I know this is not what you want to hear, but have the shop try to locate the cause of the problem and they might be able to suggest another recourse, such as by chance if the LCD screen actually is not dried out and the water is cauing a problem. In any event you will have to take the TV to a qualified TV shop.

I hope this helps,

Thank you
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We have a Samsung 40" LCD and one morning we switched the tv on. There are green outlines that are all over the tv. It is almost impossible to see. Our lounge is really cold in winter. It resembles water damage. Could it be water damage?

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