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Why is there a vertical line on my TV screen?

Last Updated: 28th February, 2020

When a TV is showing vertical colored lines, a loose wire cable in the TV might be the cause. If you knock on the back of the TV, the vertical colored lines MAY disappear temporarily. This is a sign that a cable is loose or the T-Con board is faulty.

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Keeping this in consideration, what causes vertical lines on Samsung TV?

There actually are simple Vertical lines can be a processing problem or a connection problem. Usually these are due to poor connections between the processing board and the panel. If you feel confident enough, remove the back from the set and then remove and re-insert the flat ribbon cables the go to the panel.

One may also ask, can you fix a TV screen with lines? If your flat screen TV has the dreaded vertical lines, half of the screen has turned darker, the screen is cracked, or the screen is broken, this can be repaired but may cost more than you paid for the complete TV. If your screen is cracked or broken, you can try replacing the Screen, LCD, Plasma, or LED part.

Considering this, what causes black vertical lines on LED TV?

A bad cable, or a cable that is not securely fastened to the input/output ports, can disrupt the signal and cause horizontal or vertical lines. Verify that the cable in use is secured correctly at both the external device and the TV.

How do I get rid of the green line on my screen?

Slightly dampen a soft cloth and apply gentle pressure to the stuck pixel line. Don't press too hard or you may make the problem worse. The idea is to gently flex the screen material and encourage the pixels inside to shift out of the permanent “on” position. Work slowly, applying gentle pressure along the whole line.

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