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my 46 Vizio has a black line exactly at he center of the screen,

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my 46" Vizio has a black line exactly at he center of the screen, the tv is about 3 years old. is there a simple repair or should this be warranty ?
Andy S
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jeff the TV Guy replied 7 years ago.
It would be a warranty repair, if it is not in warranty, you will need to pay or get a new TV.

This is most likely a bad panel. The panel will most likely cost as much or more than a new TV. You might be able to find a bad connection on the inside of the TV near the top of the panel. It looks simaler to this:


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Please let me know the model # XXXXX will help find more info.
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