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We have a Vizio VW46L TV that has performed well until recently. Occasionally, when we turn it on the far right hand portion of the screen is blurred and darker then the remainder of the screen. After the TV warms up, varying time span, the blurred area goes away and the brightness returns. Happening more and more frequently. Is there a repair to resolve this problem and where do I find information?
I have to same VW46L Walmart special model as well. If I shake or bang it (technical tap) :), it will go back to normal for some time and then return. Since the tapping temporarly fixed it I figured it was a connector or ribbon cable with a high resistance or loose connection. I took the TV apart, checked and cleaned and reset all connectors, I checked for bulging or leaking capacitors, inspected all PCB's for obvious damage or burned traces. Everything looked fine, turned it on and still had the problem.
It's weird because tapping still fixes it. I wouldn't thing a bad IC or component would respond to tapping like that unless its a cold or bad solder joint. I have a hard time seeing a solder joint going bad after several years of working, either they work or they don't. Its not like a TV is subject to vibration or shock to cause a solder joint to fail, the TV has never been moved.
It has to be something simple, any ideas from anyone?
The picture has shifted on my Vizio, so that the left side starts in the middle and the right side starts on the left, instead of (VIZIO) it's (IO VIZ), I can't seem to find anyone with this issue, can anyone please help?
That's how our problem started. Turned out to be the IR Sensor. Which I'm hoping can be handled at home with ordered parts, because every TV person we've called has asked for more money than is worth the repair.
The IR Sensor on our Vizio is shot. Is that something that a better-than-average home repair person could handle?
What part should I look for? Vizio M650VSE
Apparently something pressed against the top left of the screen now all that's there is lines the bottom and right corner is fine and the screen its self does not have cracks. what is it that needs to be repaired here? people are saying just buy a new one an trash this one but its a smart TV I haven't even used it yet it was waiting to be put up in my new place Vizio
a lightning strike took out the HDMI and audio of my 4 year old, 40" Vizio. The screen works fine with component inputs, no audio with any input source. Better to try to replace parts, have it repaired or trash it and replace.
If you can take the back off, you probably have to replace the Main Board(the component board with the inputs). You may also need to replace the Speakers as well. Ebay or Google the web, for the parts once you have the back off and can see the Board part number. When replacing, just remember to unplug the TV when working and Capacitors can still carry a charge and shock you, so make sure to discharge them as well.
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.
my tv picture is washed out but never gets better
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?
i have a vizio 550i-b2e tv that I found in the trash with a sign on it that said "tv works, 1 month old but has a cracked cell", so I figured whats the harm and grabbed it. I plugged it in and the screen has a softball size spider crack towards the bottom left, it also has vertical and horizontal multicolored lines in the area of the crack and across the bottom of the screen, now im just curious if it is possible or even worth being fixed and if so, where can I find parts and what not to do so? hopefully it can be somehow fixed and doesn't cost as much as buying a new tv. if not, thank u for your time.
My Vizio fell backwards and hit the wall lightly. When I turned it on at first there appeared the most beautiful picture. As it stayed on however, these black horizontal (up and down) lines appeared and have been there since from side to side top to bot, spaced however. What to do??????
I have a VIZIO M420NV and it's 'VIZIO' logo light is blinking and it's white. Display is not turning on. Not sure what happened with it.Could it be the circuit board? I would welcome any recommendations if I should repair it or buy a new one
I turned my vizio on one day and it looked like someone punched it in the left bottom corner. Its not cracked or anything. It just look like that it from the inside out.. but the screen is perfect.. It wont change input or anything else. Its froze on this look.. What can I do?
I have a Visio E422AR. I moved it from one room to another and remounted it. I now have a white line that looks like a tear moving from the lower left toward the center. It started out only about 3" and is now around 8". The picture around it is fine but it seems to be getting longer. Any hope?
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.
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.
No idea on pricing sorry.
Probably the control board or power supply. You should be able to look up testing methods for your specific TV online.
Have a cracked screen from a pet accident.. was wondering how involved and what is entailed in fixing the screen (led 42") ? please & thank you.
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