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Black vertical line has appeared


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Can anyone advise on the cause of this black area. The tv hasn’t been used for sometime while we’ve been doing work to our house. Just turned it on to find this.

can anyone Advise what it is and whether it might be fixable.

at a guess the tv is 3 years old

many thanks



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Looks your TV is bottom edge lit and some of the LEDs in the middle have lower output or have failed completely :-(

My ue55mu6400 developed an area on the left after a year or so where the LEDs lowered in brightness compared to the rest of the screen so the back light is no longer consistent. Most noticeable with green e.g. something like football where the camera is panning.

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