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The same thing happened to me yesterday, a dark vertical shadow about 1 foot wide appeared about halfway between the center and the right end of the set. I have had this unit for a little over 2 years. I tried the various fixes, unplugging the set, used different HDMI inputs, tried Fire TV and Tivo. Bottom line, they all showed the shadow. I shut off the set, came back later and it was gone. When I sat down this afternoon to watch TV, the dark band reappeared. From the other comments it appears the only solution is an expensive fix. That is very disappointing.
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