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I have a green line appearing down the middle of the picture any ideas? Is it fiaxable or should I just ditch it?

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Hi cdgittins

This problem could be caused by various things. First of all, it could be caused by a faulty cable from the viewing device (DVD Player etc.) or it could be a fault on the TV itself or it could be a fault in the viewing device. To determine where the problem is, change the channel to a different channel that has nothing stored on it so that your screen will appear either blue or it will look like it is receiving static (many black and white dots), if the line is still there then you have a fault with the TV and you will have to take the TV to a repairman who will troubleshoot where the problem is on the circuit board and fix it. You cannot repair the TV yourself because specialized equipment is required to find the fault.

If the line is no longer there, try and replace the cable from the viewing device. If the problem is still there then the viewing device is faulty, then you should purchase a new device or get the other one repaired and this should solve your problem.

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Posted on Nov 13, 2010

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