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I have a Sony 32LCD TV it has developed a fault that shows

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I have a Sony 32LCD TV it has developed a fault that shows up on the screen as thin red lines as if somebody is drawing in a pen and ink style. The lines are only visible on dark colours.
George
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Shahid replied 3 years ago.
Hello, my name is Shahid, I'll be happy to assist you.
Please allow me to ask you a few questions to diagnose the problem.

- Can you please get the model number written on back of TV?
- How long you have had this TV and when did this problem happen?
- Do these lines clear up after some time?
- Are these vertical or horizontal?

Thanks.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Shahid


Model number KDL32S2030


TV purchased Jan 2007 Problem started evening Wednesday 18th December


Lines remained visible for over 2hrs that evening and since


Lines are irregular (almost like scribble) and seem to move with the dark background they are on.


 

Expert:  Shahid replied 3 years ago.
Thanks George for the reply.

- Please press Menu button on TV or its remote and check, are these lines appear over or behind the menu graphics?
- Are these lines vertical or horizontal?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Shahid


I have just reconnected TV gone through the various channels and the fault has gone, no red scribbles, thanks for your help if it returns I will be back


George

Expert:  Shahid replied 3 years ago.
Glad to know that problem is resolved.
Please post back if it returns to trouble shoot further.

Thank you.