But I don't own this but if you have your story all put together with all the dates, receipts (yes, I know) and most important -> TRANSACTION NUMBERS I would head to the next link to see if they can help.
My screen just started having little lines across the top of the screen. I had this happen about 1 year after I bought it and it was a $600.00 fix. I think these TV are defective. Can you now tell me that this is a similar problem?