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I turn on the set and horizontal color lines appear if i tap the screen more lines appeqr

Technician's Assistant: Are there any HDMI cables or A/V jacks (red, yellow, and white cables) plugged into your TV?

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Technician's Assistant: Was there a power outage recently?

Not to m knowledge

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