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My 52" Samsung LCD tv started turning on and off and has a

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My 52" Samsung LCD tv started turning on and off and has a good picture for about 15 seconds and then the screen on the left side has vertical green lines in it and on the right side has horizontal green lines and grey stripes. Will it cost much to repair (it is almost 7 yrs old) or should I invest in a new tv. thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is***** am an independent tech connected to you via this pay for assistance website service. Your satisfaction is my top priority and in return your positive rating is the only way I will receive credit for my time.
In home diagnosis from a repair shop is a non refundable $100-$135. So coming here has already saved you time and money. Parts can be from $20-$100. Labor can be another $150-$200. That brings your total to $270 to over $400. Honestly if you can't DIY, then I would strongly suggest you put all the money you saved into a new tv.
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Mike
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.