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Pink line on Samsung HDTV

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Just today, a pink line started showing up on my TV, and now its there constantly, regardless of what input it's on and it shows over all the menus and stuff. Is my screen going bad? It's only 18 months old (just out of warranty, of course) and wasn't physically damaged or anything, so I have no idea what could have caused it. Any ideas? IMG_20130110_200038.jpg 1666k .jpg file
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Likely nothing you can do about it other than have Samsung service it, or bring it to someone else who can service it.
 
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if it's in warranty get it replaced. this is a common problem with samsung hdtvs for a while now
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2010/07/samsung_tv.html
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It's 3 months out of warranty, and i just talked to the repair place. they say it's $100 just to come out and look at it, and generally anything screen-related, it's just cheaper to buy a new TV. Fantastic, so now a $1700 TV lasts only 18 months, and there's nothing I can do about it, except buy a new one? Shenanigans, I say. If I end up having to buy a new one, it sure won't be a Samsung.
post #5 of 5
Have you tried calling 1800-Samsung? Work with them! Be nice to them, they may just cover your repair.

Did you register the set? Sometimes you get a complimentary 90day warranty when you register.

You have a bad LCD Panel. Very expensive.
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