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My Samsung plasma TV display a vertical line right in the centre of the screen, anyone having the same problem and solved.?

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  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    set is only one year old line just showed up and it's annoying won't go away

  • Anonymous Aug 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. Ours is on the left side - bright green. Luckily it doesn't show up on a black screen, but it is still a pain. I'm going to contact Samsung as it's still under warranty.

  • code101 Sep 08, 2008

    I have the same but in Black and White? Are there any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    same problem. In my case the vertical line is black and 5 inches wide aprox.

  • wolfblood Nov 12, 2008

    I have a Samsung PS-42V4S with black & white lines.



    Looking online many people seem to suggest dry solder.



    As out of warranty had a look but discovered that the chips on the ribbon cables don't look soldered but instead in a kind of plastic depression.



    any help appreciated

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This could just be a cable problem.
Remove the back cover and carefully unplug all the flat cable connections on the left hand side (8) check / clean connections and then plug them all back in again.

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  • NotTelling Jul 17, 2009

    This could just be a cable problem.

    Remove the back cover and carefully unplug all the flat cable connections on the left hand side (8) check / clean connections and then plug them all back in again.

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