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I have a Panasonic...

I have a Panasonic model TC-42S2 which in recent weekws has developed the notorious vertical line down the center of the screen. The intensity of it has varied, but so far it has been only a minor distraction. My question is, how likely is it that this is a forerunner of more serious problems in the near future?

Technician's Assistant: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?

As I mentioned, it is a Panasonic Model TC-P42S2 and it is about six years old.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?

I spoke on the phone with one of your customer reps. He gave me a number for a local company, but my attempts to reach them by phone over the past week have not been successful. I have looked at other websites which have indicated to me that my problem is a common one, but I haven't been able to get a sense of how long the existing level of picture disruption is likely to stay the same, Maybe it can't be predicted!

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?

No thank you.

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