Question about LG 42PX5D 42 in. Plasma HDTV

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Red horizontal flashes across the whole screen It blends into the picture but you can see it in the grey on both sides.

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  • yukii Apr 27, 2008

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  • yukii Apr 27, 2008

    Model # is DU-42PX12X
    This happens on all cable channels also viewing DVD.
    You can see red and green bands, green patches showing on some faces.

  • yukii Apr 27, 2008

    What does that mean and how do I fix it, is it covered under warranty?

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Hi yukii,

There are several things that can cause it. You are best to have an expert technician come in and take some test on it in order to determine if it is from vertical blanking failure or something else. It is not easy to fix this yourself, if you have no experience, because there are a lot of parts that have to removed before you can reach the components. It could be as simple as a loose connector ribbon or a bust capacitor, but it could also be more complicated. Hence, in my honest opinion, better get a qualified technician.

Please do take a look at the link provided by myob247, just so that you can get an idea...

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You may need to replace a couple of boards with this tv which will cost quite a bit. If you still have the warranty on it, then don't even try doing anything but taking it to where you bought it or calling the manufacturer directly. This kind of problem is definitely under warranty and is fixable.

If you need a number or any further help, please let me know.

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There seems to be a dry/cold solder issue on the driver board with this model.

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    Georgia B Apr 27, 2008

    If it is still under warranty, yes, I would have them fix it.

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