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I have a black streak on my TV which appears on all inputs.

I have a black...

I have a black streak on my TV which appears on all inputs. Having found items on the internet it seems the ribbon cables/connections are a common cause but I don't think that is the issue with mine because the line can still be seen when the TV is off which leads me to believe I have a more serious/costly issue going on

Technician's Assistant: Is your TV connected to a surge protector or power strip?

Yes

Technician's Assistant: Have you tried to power reset your TV (unplugging the power for 1-2 minutes, then plugging it back in)?

Yes, result is the same and it can still be seen with the TV off

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4/9/2018
Jack
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Hi , my name is Jack
Perhaps i can help you with this but first ;

Please send me a hello when you see this so i know you are available ?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
hello

Also ,Could you please give me the model number written on the tv`s back cover ?

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Hi

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How long did you run the tv with that black line showing ?

Is that line solid black when the tv is on ?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Sony Bravia XBR 65X850A
both on and off

yes but How long did you run the tv with that black line showing ?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
just the last two months
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I tried the power reset, unplugging the TV etc.,

Reason for asking is that what you see now when its off , it is a screen burn caused by that line

Although fixing the problem will make it better , you will see that line

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They often go away after a few weeks or running the tv , depending on its severity but if you can see it when the tv is off then it is severe and may just stay

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
based on that it does not seem economically feasible to fix a 2014 TV
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks

Well , this can indeed be caused by bad contacts on the ribbon cables or the t-con itself and finally even the panel itself where the cable is bonded to it

Does not look good I`m afraid

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Much welcome and please do not forget to rate with the stars at the top of your page (and SUBMIT) so i can get compensated for my time helping you.
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If not for now then PLEASE DO RATE , it doesn`t cost you anything more and I get paid for my time.

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Never mind the last reply and thank you

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