Toshiba 32A60 32" TV Logo

Question about Toshiba 32A60 32" TV

2 Answers

Color line across the center of a black screen

My Panasonic T.V. started yesterday with a 2 inch line across the screen where I could see colors and the rest of the screen was black. A few minutes later it changed to a wobbly picture with a lot of wavy lines across the entire picture. It may work fine after that or go back to the 2 inch line across the screen. What is the problem?

Posted by Sherry2 on

  • 6 more comments 
  • Sherry2 Sep 15, 2007

    I appreciate your help. I have not taken it in to be repaired yet. Is this a costly repair or do you think it's not worth having it repaired?

  • main2jib Jan 19, 2009

    Black screen with a thin line running across the middle. The sound is fine, just no picture.

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    Black screen, with a line going through the middle. I am getting sound but no full screen.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    same problem but it first started with a line about 5 inches from the top goin all the way across now just some green line across center.

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    I have the same problem. Was working fine last night but then when i turned it on in the morning it only showed a line about 1 pixel wide across a black screen. Pretty sure its a dry solder.

  • chromy Apr 14, 2009

    I have a line threw the center of the screan. I have no picture, and no sound and voices. I have power to every thing. Please grt back to me. Thank you. [email protected]

  • chromy May 11, 2010

    My tv is a NetTV. The line is a green line that goes on. The line is in the center of the tv screan. Do I go in side the tv to fix this? Please let me know.

  • racin510 May 11, 2010

    I have had this colored line across an otherwise black screen. Now the screen has gone completely black unless a control on the flyback transformer is changed to produce the line. is this still due to solder joints or is there also a problem with the flyback?



2 Answers


  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I had the same problem. My TV has 2 to 3 color lines jumping up and down. But as soon as I strike on the body, the picture resume again. I take an electronic technician and soldered all joints with soldering gun, now it is OK. So the problem is the breakage of lead joints and you can confirm by striking the body with hand to change the color lines to picture.

2nd 145

Posted on Jul 17, 2009



  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 372 Answers

Hi. this is caused by dry solder joints on the frame o/p IC. Resolder all legs of frame chip. Should sort that out.

Posted on Sep 12, 2007

  • Anonymous Sep 15, 2007


    If you are in the UK probable price £40 to £60.00
    I cant comment for other countries.



Add Your Answer


Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:


I have a Vizio M701d-A3 with single line across the top half of my screen, it appears over top of the menu when displayed. The line is not black but changes color with the picture. What's the problem?

If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience.
Line, faults & possible causes to LCD screen are given with illustrations. You can get an idea about the fault to an extent.

How do I fix my Sharp tv from right side to center there's a half inch black line 9 inches down from top on screen and it changes color depending on background and UNDER the line the image is blurry a

If this is done with every input of your tv and also with tv channels this means a bad circuitboard .You can find on ebay one and mod it yourself. Its not such a difficult thing.

Tv screen is black except for 1 horizontal line of color

The line is there because the vertical deflection unit - the one that spreads that line across the entire screen to form the image - has failed. Replacing it is a job for a professional, or at least an experienced amateur, and the parts will be quite difficult to find for such an old tv . 

Red line across top/blue line across bottom of screen

Adjust your convergence. Under menu I think its the last choice at the bottom of settings or picture menu

Lines across screen

If the lines are slightly diagonal and in red, blue and green you have a problem in the ABL circuit. if the lines are only one color you may take the front grill cover offf and remove the panel. look fro the black box 2 inches square with 6 little controls on it. 3 are for focue 3 are for screen the middle on of the screen is the green adjustment the other 2 should be labled r and b respectivly. what ever the color of the line turn the control labeled screen and r b or g for that color ever so ligtly counter clock wise.

Line across middle of screen.

The line of color is due to a failure in the vertical circuit. The main suspects are the vertical Ic AN15525A and/or capacitor c308 [email protected]
If you have the capacity to do so, you should check the other electrolytic capacitors in the vertical circuit which are USUALLY located near the vertical IC in most cases
you can purchase the part at
or mcm electronics

Color band lines scrolling across my screen

That sound like your picture tube is doing. Also if you have any speaker near the tv it will effect it because of the magent.

Arching color wave on bottom left corner & also on top left corner(color changes)

Convergence amps are failing which is very common. Several hundred dollars for a repair.
Not finding what you are looking for?


Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toshiba Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76843 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6478 Answers


Level 3 Expert

13435 Answers

Are you a Toshiba Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides