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Television lines I "inherited" a sony kv-36fs76u from my "hi tech" brother in law when he emigrated to usa last year.(its about 3-4 years) It is a very heavy tv and difficult to move around. Anyhow the problem im having is lines sometimes faint,thin and slow other times thick dark bands-these seem to be rolling from top to bottom of screen.Not always there when tv is switched on but always appear within 3 hours.I paid a local tv engineer £30 he came out took back off tv-dont know what he did but the lines stopped Until he drove out the street then they returned.I called him again and he said i needed a sony engineer. Is this a big problem or easily - inexpensively sorted,I dont know how much i will be charged and i dont know whether to just dump the Tv.I know my brother in law paid a lot for it.

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  • argh line May 28, 2008

    thank you that would be appreciated

  • peterrs2 Apr 20, 2009

    I have a sony kv 36fs76u, Which works fine for 2 or 3 minutes, then it slowly develops horizontal lines, which rotate forwards and backwards.If the tv is turned off for a while and cools the picture is ok when turned on for the first few minutes, then the lines return.

    My friend has traced the fault ....as the fault occurred when the tv warmed up, it is due to a component getting too warm. He used a hoover with a plastic nozzle attatchment to **** cold air around each chip, (one at a time). Like magic the horizontal lines slowly dissappeared. The chip (voltage regulator) was replaced. TV is now fine.

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Hallo ihave a lg 42px10 inch plasma tv.
with vertical coloured lines on the richt side of the panel..
can sombody tell me what it is and whos the problem


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This sounds like a bad cap in the power supply. The component is only starting to fail under load and heat. I'll look up your specific model and see if there have been any reports of this type of problem.

Dan

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