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how much to repair a E320-A0 IR sensor board? I wasn't able to take off back panel. Tv will not respond to remotes but works fine.
I have a 5 year old Vizio XVT553sv and the red color seems to be having a problem. If I turn red gain down to 0, the picture sharpens right up (without red, of course). With the gain up, the picture appears way too red and distorted. When the gain is up and the picture has just a little red in it everything is fine. Soon as the red ramps the problem appears. I'm fine with board level replacements. Any ideas as to which board is responsible (if it is a board) would be appreciated. Thanks.
Oh, here is a video of the screen with lots of red. Also, note the bullseye pattern in the lower left:
this is tricky.. but you're gonna need to take the back of the TV off and press the LCD screen from the other side. It's not that hard and there are plenty of videos online to show how to do this.
do you know where I can find a video how to do this ??
My Vizio M501d-A2R has broken screen & lcd although picture is still okay on remaining undamaged part. Any suggestions on if it can be repaired at a reasonable cost appreciated.
When I turn on the tv, the video picture is washed out but threre is a video picture threre and after a few min the video gets stronger and with a good contrasted pix. After about 5 min you have a fine picture and continues on fine. Next time you turn on the same thing happens.
sounds like the CFL backlights might be a problem... might need a new backlight... Let me ask you something, is this an LED LCD TV or just a regular LCD tv?
same happened to me. The issue was the power board... you can either get a replacement for this or replace the capacitors on the board. I replaced the capacitors, you need to open the back of the TV and see if there are only capacitors that look swollen.
My Vizio TV has a dark spot in the corner. None of my kids know where that spot came from. I have a sneaking suspicion that a magnet got near it. Is there any hope in correcting the screen display?
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Magnets don't impact LCD screens like that only CRT screens (those old Tube TVs or computer monitors we all use to own). We might be able to help you diagnose the issue if you can take a photo of the screen. I had a dark spot before and it was due to burn-in. Most newer tvs in the past couple years or so are less susceptible to this. but if you leave your TV on too long (especially without a moving image the image may create a shadow or some type of burn-in effect. Alternatively, if you have a TV that is backlit with CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lighting) and not LED it could be that a portion of the backlight is out.
Great video. I have a E470VL, plug it in and the vizio light blinks orange and thats it, nothing else happens. I unplug it and about 15 to 20 seconds later the vizio light blinks orange again ! Any suggestions ?
It could either be a main board or power board issue. Give www.vizpartsdirect.com a call to see if they can help you.
I have a vizio, but im not sure what model. Whenever i go to watch tv these black thick lines appear on the left and right side if the tv, and just recently it started to show a dark horizontal shade through the middle of my tv. Is there any way to fix it?
Sounds like it could be a panel issue.
any tricks to getting the back off ? I have all of the screws out of an E420VL but for some reason its sticking on the side where the inputs are
it almost looks like it is being held it by the coax input, but i don't see a way to remove it and dont want to break anything
Sometimes they hide screws under the stickers, sort of an anti-tamper thing. Run your fingers real hard over all the stickers to see if they cover a hollow spot.
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