He covers real estate, gas prices and the economy and has reported extensively on negative-option sales. And to think I almost threw this thing out. Surf the site with patience. But I didn't have to buy the part. Emailed Vizio but no reply yet.
I dont think the people who reap the rewards of a well known label ,care what happens to their product after the warranty is up…as they have alreaduy got your money……. Try it and see if t works. Just had the green screen of death on my Vizio tv. Lowering the backlight brightness will increase the lifespan of your backlight. What is the Nature of the Issue and Affected Range of Products? But a couple taps to the box area of the power cord worked!! The warranty was only good for one year so Vizio said there was nothing they could do.
Did everything possible to isolate the problem per Vizio instructions. The leds are only available if you purchase the lcd panel assembly. Late Thursday night, after this article was published, Vizio responded. Your model uses an backlight circuit on the power supply board. Called mfr, sent to concierge at Costco, sent to square trade. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Every once in a while I would turn it on and the screen would be black but I would have sound.
If you swap those out and have the same issue you have bad leds. Sep 03, 2015 Back - light problem. Instead they made a response regarding defective panels, although we never inquired about panel defects. Our customer service personnel are instructed to provide consumers with all of their options. The connecter on the power supply board had become unsoldered, I simply resoldered the connection and the screen works perfect.
Tried the reset trick by unplugging and holding power button down for 10 seconds and then powering up but no luck. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. I call Vizio and they act like its news to them. Also, there is now a black circle at the bottom of these lines. This potential issue appears to occur typically around the first 500 hours of usage or first few months of normal usage and does not present a safety concern. Surf the site with patience.
Now I get vertical lines on one side the other pcb from the damage, and on the area where the detached ribbon is, no signal. If so, reach out to the manufacturer. Sometimes had audio and green screen sometimes had nothing. Also, if a portion of the set was, indeed, over heating, it sounds like a serious safety issue, so make them aware in the event that another recall is necessary to prevent any potential tragedies. Then they tried to sell me a discounted tv that they have! The panel of the display is not something that can be fixed.
Ready for class action suit!!!!! At ConsumerAffairs we love to hear from both consumers and brands; please never hesitate to. The main circuit board was removed and replaced. In addition, as an aid to our readers we asked for a list of Vizio models and the associated defects that make the sets un-repairable. The board is relatively inexpensive and available at places My Vizio E550i-b2 has the same problem, black screen with sound. Usually the simplest and easiest solution is the right solution. If your flat screen is too massive to transport, most repair companies have pickup and drop-off service.
Sure enough, connector was lose. See the for more information. It will be best to replace the inverter board as card basis. When I reassembled, I made sure that there was little to no pressure on this connection, by leaving the surrounding screws a bit loose. On the other hand, he says, he finds it easy to work with Sanyo.