Introduction: Vizio Flat Screen Repair

Don't trash it, FIX IT!  If you are capable of taking the back off the TV you are capable of fixing it.  Check out the video description for where I sourced parts for the TV.

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Robert91579 made it!(author)2017-07-18

I have a 70 inch E701i-A3E the screen is blue i have sound but no objects can someone help

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pyancey made it!(author)2017-06-28

I have an E50-C1 and there is a lot of green waves on the black/dark parts of the picture. I have tried to adjust the color and it will not go away. All the other colors are fine, it's just where the picture is black. any help for this??

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KarenP190 made it!(author)2017-06-21

we have a 47 inch smart led vizio flat screen. a couple of nights ago the power bar was blinking from orange to white repeatedly. we u tubed power reset and are able to keep it from blinking. flatscreen no now shows logo and will hold logo. thats it

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krushswick66 made it!(author)2017-05-31

Same with my vizio 70 E series. Blacks our and restarts intermittently. I call Vizio and they act like its news to them. Go on ebay and you can buy the 3 boards for these tvs under $30. Really you probably only need to replace the Power Board and possibly the Mother Board. $10 each if you catch a deal. I called to find out which board it is and the "tech support" acts like they never heard of this before. Losers. Typical. Anyway, $30 and that is your best cure. Just make sure you are buying parts that are New or Tested. And look at the feedback of the seller. It should be at least 99 on several hundred transactions or keep looking. Peace Yall and these sets are easy to fix. Once the back is off, its 5 min to replace all 3 boards. Videos on youtube too

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BethM135 made it!(author)2017-05-10

We have a 24" Vizio E24-C1 TV that is out of warranty. The network card isn't working. I bought a replacement card, but can't get the back of the TV off in order to replace the faulty card. We've removed all of the screws, but the frame appears to be glued or connected in some other manner, and we don't want to crack it. Any suggestions?

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SandyS164 made it!(author)2017-05-05

we have a 70" e series Vizio. The picture is beautiful but while watching tv the picture goes black for a second & the sound stops then the picture & sound comes back on. This happens on all channels. Sometimes it is several times in an hour. Sometimes it won't happen for a couple of hours. Please let us know how to correct this issue.

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AnnC99 made it!(author)2017-05-05

My Vizio flat screen turn on has sound but no picture blank bluish color can I fix it

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AshleyD121 made it!(author)2017-03-12

i have a 42 inches smart tv, the tv is fine its the picure 1 day i turned it on and i have this big black faded line cover the middle of the tv. i can still see the whole picure but just darker in the middle. have any idea what this is? or how much to fix it???

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Herman00 made it!(author)2016-12-04

A few years ago I bought a Vizio 32 inch which was working perfectly. A few days ago the picture sound went out. Now I have a TV with no picture or sound. Please help me out. I need to know what parts I need and the best place to get them

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zrogers9 made it!(author)2016-12-04

I just bought a vizio 60 inch off an app on my phone I get it home and hook it up and there are two horizontal lines running accross the lower 4 /!; middle of the screen. Typically what issue is causing this and is it terribly expensive to replace this part or get it fixed? Thanks!

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amcc2 made it!(author)2016-09-23

my 32" vizio video display is excessively WIDE and I cannot adjust it back to within the shadow mask. So, I'm missing 20% of the pix on each side. How do I adjust or repair this malfunction?

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SusieB28 made it!(author)2016-11-06

If it is about 3 yrs old or so, Vizio sent updates out a few months back if you are hooked up to your wifi and mines has had the same issues since... am guessing they want us to buy a new tv from them.

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DYorka made it!(author)2016-03-03

my Vizio sound-audio stopped working. No idea why.

Any experience with this issue?

Thanks

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LuckyW5 made it!(author)2016-09-13

i have no sound on mine all the sudden nothing has worked yet

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LuckyW5 made it!(author)2016-09-13

65" Vizio no sound from any port tried reset and all nothing worked please tell me how to fix it

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JodiU1 made it!(author)2016-09-04

All of a sudden...have no red or skin tone in color. All very blue and green! I've

gone through trouble shooting on Vizio page.

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GlendaB24 made it!(author)2016-08-30

my tv picture and sound blur sometime...the picute will stop monterially while the sound continues...like it is not getting enough power..

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lrwatson made it!(author)2016-08-25

Hello- I have a 55 inch Vizio flat screen, and there is no sound/picture. :-( When I attempt to turn it on, the blue light on the bottom comes on, and then sometimes fades away. What might you suggest for troubleshooting? Thanks in advance.

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DanielP409 made it!(author)2016-08-10

okay I have a 37 inch Vizio flat screen television power does turn on but the screen is black is gray with lines through it no picture at all you could tell light is on but there's no picture what could possibly be wrong with that where would I start to fix

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ConstanceE1 made it!(author)2016-05-11

My husband busted my Vizio 65 inch tv by putting his fist into it a month after getting it I really would love to get it fixed please help me find out how to do that

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TeresaP37 made it!(author)2016-08-04

go to you tube.they seem to hv alot of videos on this particular problem but im sure they wont hv one 4 ur husbands problem ,he might need more than you tube ..

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TheE13 made it!(author)2016-07-05

Nice explaination of this video but I thought I'd bring up the background of your video. Your son was playing with one of your handsaw that was in his crib. I was worried that he could've hurt himself. Thought I let you know.

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TeresaP37 made it!(author)2016-08-04

lol i was thinking the same thing

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Shimada4 made it!(author)2016-08-01

I have s 50 inch Vizio and thr screen all of a sudden went out. I can still here the people talking but i can't see the picture.

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TonyaP8 made it!(author)2016-02-08

my Vizio 52 in picture has went orange. You can see some of the picture through the orange running all over the screen. It would come on after it warmed up but now it's not. Would this be a picture tube?

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NelsonStudios made it!(author)2016-02-08

I would bet you have caps failing in the power side. I have a Panasonic that is doing the same thing that I just ordered new caps for. If it works I will post how I did it.

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TonyaP8 made it!(author)2016-02-08

Thanks so much. I'm hoping it's something we can fix. It's been an excellent tv.

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mikabreto made it!(author)2016-07-18

And caps is short for capacitors, the little round canisters that hold electrolytic fluid, and are soldered onto the PC board. You will need soldering skills to jump that hurdle.

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BigBallaS made it!(author)2016-03-08

My vizio TV goes black at random intervals for around 10 seconds. It just shows the vizio logo then switches back like its restarting or something. Have you ever heard of this and is there a way to fix it?

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mikabreto made it!(author)2016-07-18

See my reply above to Mrjb3313

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Mrjb3313 made it!(author)2016-03-17

My 65 inch bizio smart tv wont turn on...let me explain...it turns on and shows the vizio logo then just goes black...the screen is lit up and you can tell its on but nothing shows and then it turns off after some time because of inactivity i guess...anyone know what could be wrong with it?

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mikabreto made it!(author)2016-07-18

I found a 55 inch Vizio XVT553SV that has the same problem. The diagnosis I found valid was a bad main board. Hope that helps.

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Jermichaelisom1973 made it!(author)2016-04-17

I have a 65 inch vizio i getting rid of it has a cracked screen

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QueenBM3 made it!(author)2016-03-18

FYI...There are lots of Videos on YouTube for Vizio TV repair and I am sure you will most likely find a video there that will address this exact issue...I am repairing a Vizio 32inch that my daughter gave me that wouldn't power on this weekend....apparently Vizio TV's have the same issues across the models .......good luck...... https://www.youtube.com/user/Tampatec was the best of them all in my opinion....good luck

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JudyP43 made it!(author)2016-07-01

My Visio tv wont turn on with remote, and i cant control the volume either. Could this be an infrared signal problem? Is this something i could fix myself?

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soccernut43 made it!(author)2016-06-13

We have a Visio E550I-A0 that's seems to lose a color randomly. The opening Vizio screen when working is black with the Vizio V in the middle of it. When it acts up the background becomes gray and it loses one color. Vizio'z answer is to turn tv off, unplug all cables including power, and hold the ON/OFF button in for a minute (thinking this is to discharge any voltage present). Sometimes this works, sometimes it does. I've turned the tv off for 2 days and it has come back.. Any idea what may need replaced to fix this problem? Thanks!!

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MarettaM made it!(author)2016-06-13

meant 50 inch vizio.

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MarettaM made it!(author)2016-06-13

I have a 50 inch video that is 16 months old, i was watching tv, heard a loud pop and the picture and sound went out. When I tried to power it up, nothing happened.

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edgegram made it!(author)2016-05-31

how do you replace the on/off button when it has sunk into the tv.

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JamieF48 made it!(author)2016-05-16

i have a 55" vizio m series tv but it turns on pic is good for 2 seconds and then a vertical pixel shift occurs and blurs screen, ive tried trouble shooting it and no luck can someone help me tell what to do

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ConstanceE1 made it!(author)2016-05-11

Please help

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ConstanceE1 made it!(author)2016-05-11

Please help

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tvohio made it!(author)2016-05-09

I have a 60 inch vizio smart tv thats 4 years old that has an anoying flicker. I have tried several things including dropping the back lighting to 0 and nothing works. I need help, Jim

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TerryM92 made it!(author)2016-05-04

I have Vizio smart TV that I purchased just over 2 years ago. Today my screen has dark shadows along the sides and across the middle. It comes and goes so far. Vizio said it was a partial backlight fail and was repairable. They gave the a number to call to have a local tech come by. There are no local tech according to the girl at that number and she told me that the shadows meant it was the panel meaning I need a NEW TV. This one is not paid for yet. Does anyone know if this could be the backlight and how much it would cost to fix it?

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NelsonStudios made it!(author)2016-05-04

It sounds like the backlight yes but could also be the drivers that fire the back light. They should be reparable either way. Without the set in front of me there isn't much I can do. Start by google-ing the model number and "backlight", see what comes up.

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Motornon made it!(author)2015-03-11

Any advice for repairing the dark spot at the top of this 70inch VIZIO M series edge lit led/lcd.

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NelsonStudios made it!(author)2015-03-12

Likely the LED back lighting has failed in that spot. You should be able to look up the parts and how to swap them if you search the specific model number. Well worth doing on a TV of that size in my opinion.

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TerryM92 made it!(author)2016-05-04

Won't you be my neighbor? You seem to know so much. My post is near the top. Frustrated.

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JohnA31 made it!(author)2015-10-06

Did you ever get this figured out? Geek Squad told me they'd have to replace the entire panel...

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NelsonStudios made it!(author)2015-10-06

I don't fix other people's TV's, I just showed people how I fixed mine. Teach a man to fish you know? Check your model number on google and see if they have diagnostics for it. Likly a pannel swap is required.

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