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42" Philips plasma screen goes black

My Philips 42" plasma tv screen often goes black, sometimes only the bottom half. When I tap the side of the set, the full picture returns but the problem returns...... any advice/suggestions? I bought this tv in april 2008. Today is July 24, 2008. I was watching tv, when the screen started to slowly go black. As if, black curtains were being coming towards the middle from all four sides of the screen. While the black was closing out the screen, a loud buzz was the prominent sound being heard. I tuirned off the tv for a minute. After turning back in, I saw the black engulf the rest of the screen. At this time only seeing black. Audio going, yet, the loud buzz was still the dominating sound. I turned off, unplugged for a half hour. Returned with the same result??????

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  • r_tressler Dec 10, 2008

    When we turn on the tv the sound is there but no picture. We have turned it on and off several times but no change. Help the Tv is only 1yr old.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    one time restarting the TV solved the problem, but not today

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    When I turn tv on the screen is black. Sound is heard. Cannot see anything at all. Have unplugged and plugged back in. No change.

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You need to replace y-sustain board.

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