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Vertical Red Lines

Hello Guys, I have this Akai 42" TV that has thin vertical red lines on the screen when it is first turned on. The lines are visible depending on the video that is playing, and will stay on for about half to an hour. They will then seem to disappear. But when the TV cools down and it is turned back on, the red lines appear once again. Any of you have any clue on how to completely get rid of the lines? Thanks in advance for your help. Mike

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  • nhtodd Nov 05, 2007

    I have a similar problem, however a little different. My plasma has a regular picture on one half of the screen, the other half is completely black with vertical lines running through it. These lines vary in number each time the set is turned on. They tell me the set is out of warrantly now, althoughstill financed. Not sure how to resolve this problem.


  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2008

    I have a Akai projection tv and it has a red line down the center of the screen that looks as if someone poured paint down it, it also has a green and red dot neer the line.

    Thanks Bryan

  • wes4026 Nov 25, 2008

    I have a thin vertical red line about 12" from the right side of the TV. It doesn't appear when the colors are dark but is most noticeable when the screen is light blue.

    I'am about to take the back off and look for a displaced circuit plug. Any other ideas?



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