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Old 11-08-2011, 06:23 PM
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Anyone ever seen anything like this? Its not the picture but the screen. Its almost like something inside of it is delaminating. I noticed it about a day ago and it seems to be getting larger. The unit is about 3 years old. When their are darker colors on the screen its hard to see, this is a scene from the Hulk
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Feejer,
Have you contacted Sharp? It's not a Whaler issue...
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Feejer,
Have you contacted Sharp? It's not a Whaler issue...
Yes, no help its out of warranty
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So no ideas what the cause could be? It now looks like a bubble trapped between layers...........
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The polarizer film is delaminating, unfortunately it is un-repairable or un-economical to repair.

I would call sharp, and express to them your unhappiness that a 3 year old TV is not economical to repair. They may replace it, or repair it under warranty.
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Originally Posted by DJWILLIAMS View Post
The polarizer film is delaminating, unfortunately it is un-repairable or un-economical to repair.

I would call sharp, and express to them your unhappiness that a 3 year old TV is not economical to repair. They may replace it, or repair it under warranty.
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Sorry about display problem. That's a great display, I'm surprised it is delaminating.

Out of curiosity, does the display say made in China or made in Japan on it?
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Sorry about display problem. That's a great display, I'm surprised it is delaminating.

Out of curiosity, does the display say made in China or made in Japan on it?
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Sharp wants nothing to do with it. I'm actually on hold with the extended warranty company. I bought it from Circuit City about a month before they closed up (just my luck). Anyway I paid $129.00 for the warranty, which is full coverage and no out of pocket good for 5 years. They'll be out on Saturday. I'll let you know if what I bought is now worth anything

The buck must have been passed a bunch of times on the extended warranties because I had to call 5 numbers before I got to talk to anyone. Each number I called told me to call another one

I agree, the display is great!!!
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I am surprised. The quality of made in Japan electronics is way up there. I know the facility where those displays are made. I also know Sharp closed a few manfg lines in China. I am wondering if the flat panel was made at a Sharp facility in China and shipped to Japan to be built into the final display.
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Originally Posted by Eyeball View Post
I am surprised. The quality of made in Japan electronics is way up there. I know the facility where those displays are made. I also know Sharp closed a few manfg lines in China. I am wondering if the flat panel was made at a Sharp facility in China and shipped to Japan to be built into the final display.
Very well could be. I just hope the service guys looks at it and says Sharp will be sending you a new one
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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
Very well could be. I just hope the service guys looks at it and says Sharp will be sending you a new one
The warranty will take care of it, or send you a check...

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Originally Posted by DJWILLIAMS View Post
The warranty will take care of it, or send you a check...

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Yea, the service guy just left here with it. Its delaminating of the polarizer film like you said.... they are seeing more and more of. The guy said it "Can" be fixed but does not think it will be. Its a 3 hour job and about $300.00 in materials. I'll know either way in about a 1.5 weeks. If don't fix it they'll either send me a new set or a check. Glad I get the warranty The set was 4 years old and cost $1480.00 at the time of purchase, Warranty cost me $129.00 for 5 years.
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Irony is Consumer Reports recommends NOT buying extended warranties EXCEPT for flat screen TVs. Glad it worked out for you.
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Irony is Consumer Reports recommends NOT buying extended warranties EXCEPT for flat screen TVs. Glad it worked out for you.
You know I never do. But when I got the TV they had a "Sale" on the warranty. I'm making out pretty well

You'll get a kick out of this.........I always buy the extended warranties on my Apple computers, and have always used them at least once. My 2nd to last MacBook Pro went thru (3) Logic Boards in 4 months. Lucky for me it was near the end of the three year warranty. That was years ago and its still being used
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Originally Posted by Eyeball View Post
Irony is Consumer Reports recommends NOT buying extended warranties EXCEPT for flat screen TVs. Glad it worked out for you.
I never buy extended warranties on anything except I did buy the extended for the 55" Vizio we bought a few months ago and from what we have experienced so far, I am glad I did.
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Service tech called this afternoon. Too expensive to fix, they are sending me a check for $899.81
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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
Service tech called this afternoon. Too expensive to fix, they are sending me a check for $899.81
How much did you pay for it?
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How much did you pay for it?
$1199.00 a little over 4 years ago and $129.00 for the warranty. I was hoping for more but they prorate the TV just like tires. I'm happy with the 900 bucks
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$1199.00 a little over 4 years ago and $129.00 for the warranty. I was hoping for more but they prorate the TV just like tires. I'm happy with the 900 bucks
No doubt.
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Don't buy a Samsung LCD, they're doing the same thing.
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