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Hello The tv is about 2 years old and for a few month ago a red vertical line apeard on the screen going all the way from the top to the bottum of the schreen. Sometimes I could make it disappear by turning it off for a few seconds. But now there is 2-3 red vertical lines and 2-3 blue vertical lines all pretty close to eachother. Any proposals???

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Hello,

All plasma an lcd ts have boards that control vertical and horizontal output to their respective areas. They are connected to the screen by ribbon cables. If one of these boards fails all together, has a failed chip, a bad connection, or a bad ground somewhere it will result in a black line in the area of that board. A bad ribbon cable connection on the bottom will result in a vertical black bar though the screen. Many times reseating the connection will fix it, if the ribbon cable has been nicked there could be a severed connection. They an sometimes be fixed, but it is a pain. An yes I have done it, but the bar is gone. The same will happen if the chip that outputs to that area opens. The connectors are the first place to look paying close attention to the cable, they are extremely delicate so great care must be taken if you decide to tinker with em, the usually have lift locks that release them, but it is very easy to wreck em.

Good luck.


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