Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 13, 2008 I have been searching the internet for an answer and there are several threads on here about my issue, but no answers. As my TV is (only) TWO years old, it is out of warranty. Also, interference is most likely NOT an issue, as it is not near any RF-emitting devices, and it's been fine up until a month ago. The following steps will help you diagnose whether your issue is a problem with the TV or the device broadcasting the picture. Not sure of the exact age of the unit, given to me when tv was upgraded at my son's house. Thus, it is surely the "screen/panel." The problem occurred after viewing a DVD on the BlueRay player. Does anyone know how to repair this? DVD played fine but when transferring back to watch tv screen went green. Turn the TV off. Give these steps a try and it should de-pinkify your screen: Does your screen look like its tinted pink or purple? Make sure that your cable or satellite box (or other device) is powered on and that the TV is set to the correct input – press Input, Source or TV/Video on your remote control. When I plug the HDMI cable into the HDMI 1 port, the screen turns pink. Take a clean, lint-free (preferably brand-new) cloth and wipe, using firm yet cautious pressure, from the centre of the screen to the edges. Screen is pink on LCD TV in HDMI 1 port by MattShae Feb 22, 2009 1:23AM PST. If your television suffers from a distorted picture, weird colors, or the dreaded "soap opera effect," these simple fixes can help improve your picture. 3 On the Device Care page, select Self Diagnosis located at the bottom of the screen. When first turned on there are pink dots on the screen. No problems there with it. Easy Fixes for Common TV Problems. TV shows a blue, green, or black screen. Spoiler alert: if you really love your pricy flat-screen TV, with its brilliant colors and perfect contrast, stop reading — because we don't want to ruin it for you.But for those of you who are intrigued by the inner workings of your high-tech television and wonder why images may look just a bit grayish sometimes, this story's for you. Unhooked cable box, waited, rehooked and booted it and it was fine until playing another DVD. (In other words, it sat in the same spot for nearly two years with no "purple blotches.") If I turn the tv off then back on it goes away. Loosen (but do not remove) the screws along the upper rear of the set. This can happen if your HDMI signal isn’t being translated correctly by your box or TV. Hi all, I have a Samsung 52" lcd tv model LN-T5265F it is 18 months old and out of warranty. Check behind the TV for loose connections. 1. Step 1: Power cycle the TV. Your television is not getting a signal. 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