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I have an older Samsung plasma TVs model number fpt-5084 and

by lar1966 / May 28, 2015 4:19 PM PDT

I have 3 very thin lines running from the top of my tv to the bottom. They are pinkish in color and I'd love to know if there is anything I can do to repair this. The lines really do not hinder watching the tv they are just ore of an annoyance. Thanks

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A TV tech should see this one.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 29, 2015 12:43 AM PDT

In spite of what we know, it's not user serviceable. A TV tech will have to see if it's some board or the panel. If it's the panel, cost to repair is more than a new set.
Bob

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thanks bob
by lar1966 / May 29, 2015 2:27 AM PDT

Wow well as I said tv is watchable

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Sorry if I bummed you out.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 29, 2015 2:45 AM PDT
In reply to: thanks bob

The failure is pretty common on TVs so the tech will check the priors on the make/model and give about 3 or so repair ideas. The horrible truth is that it can be a connection issue, board issue, panel or other.

What it has never been is a setting issue. There is another area that is a setting and yet another that is a tech setting drive levels (again, not user serviceable) but this sounds like one of the usual trio of failures.

Thanks for not exploding. Some folk get really upset that such things are pretty dangerous to work on and can't be diagnosed down to an exact fix.
Bob

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