Originally Posted by i30krab
I just remembered I replaced the mounting bracket for my new 60" pioneer kuro plasma 2 months ago. As much as I hated to do this I took down the plasma and the bracket and opened the wall where the wires were running and what do you know, one of the bolts shorted out the speaker wire. Damage was minimal so I taped everything and closed the wall. The weird thing is the wires were damaged 2 months ago but it only started failing last week. Go figure!
Good to hear it was not possibility 1, 2, 3 or 5. Especially not 1 - things eating your house is always bad.
If you are handy with a soldering iron, that would be the best way to repair it.