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Vertical lines across my entire screen

My tv was working great yesterday, today turned it on and after I turned it on I would see horizontal lines and then a few seconds later vertical lines across the entire screen. In colors (black, red, blue, green, white). If you could please help me. Thank you.

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  • rudog3369 Apr 30, 2008

    Lines and no pic !!Not the logic main board you have any picture on screen? Its one of the other boards!! Or the display screen!! I just fixed one that had no picture it was the main logic board! if this helps!!!

  • Sean833 May 07, 2008

    My In-Laws are having similar problems except the lines are horizontal w/picture. They are experiencing bands of colored lines that seem to be more dense in the bottom 1/5 of the picture, getting less frequent as you go to the top of the picture. The top 1/5 seems to be unaffected. Any suggestions? Repair tech coming today.

  • ldc1025 May 29, 2008

    i have pink and green vertical lines all across the tv

  • Anonymous Jul 21, 2008

    vertical lines all over screen, low visablily

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    TV turns itself on an off

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    When i turn on tv their is thick colorful vertical lines throughout the tv

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Picture is fine when TV first turned on and then gradually picture is covered in horizontal and vertical lines

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    green horizontal line across entire screen, tv picture can be viewed

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    small green vertical lines across entire screen

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    small green vertical lines across entire screen

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    My TV looks great when I first turn it on but 5 to 10 minutes later, it begins to show vertical lines on the right half of the screen. The streaking gets worse and worse with more and more vertical lines until the entire right half is a white box. When I turn the TV off, the left side goes black almost instantly but the right half (the white screen half) goes black after 4-5 seconds after power is turned off. Help, don't have a clue as to what I should do.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    White flashing lines where the volume/menu screens appear and do not go away.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014


  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    vertical lines flash across the screen at times

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    i have a line across the screen which you see when the background is white.



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My 42" Samsung Plasma HDTV HP-R4252 has a 2" vertical strip of green pixels down the right side of the screen.

My 3 year warranty with Circuit City expires in Nov 2008.. so I hope I'm covered.. can't call until the morning.

Samsung said it might be a logic board problem.. but they want almost $2000 to fix. I might as well buy another TV if Circuit City can't fix it.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008


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