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Experience:  40 years experience as audio,video repair and installation tech
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My mom is in her 90s and was messing with her remote. Now

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my mom is in her 90s and was messing with her remote. Now her tv has this color-ish line going down the middle of her screen. It is bright yellow and on the sides it is bright blue and magenta. HELP
JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: It is about 8 years old. I dont know the model. It is a flat screen
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: yes, the menu works and all of the other tvs are fine. We have about 8 sonys throughout the house and only hers is doing this. I was hoping there is some kind of factory reset button?
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: She was playing with the remote. She is 93 with advanced dementia so I am assuming she pushed random buttons
JA: Anything else you want the Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: just if there is a resent to factory specs button. I can reset the cable stuff
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jack replied 1 month ago.

My name is ***** ***** I'll be helping you with this.
A few questions coming up and please note that there may be delays between replies if i have to gather various info .
Also ,If you seem to lose me during the chat then refresh your browser (F5 key) and /or scroll down to the last written line at the bottom , that window seem to get stuck at times .
Please send me a hello so i know you can see my reply ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
hello there
Expert:  Jack replied 1 month ago.


I`ll start by saying that this line has nothing to do with any wrong settings or external connection , this is caused by the tv`s t-con board

Any ways you could get me the model number so i could be specific ?

Expert:  Jack replied 1 month ago.

What is the brand name , what size screen ?

Expert:  Jack replied 1 month ago.

I could still be quite accurate as to the cost of parts and repairs but if you want to look into this yourself then i will need that number