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22in vizio will not turn on

My vizio will be blinking red in stand by and when i turn it on theres is no blue light like when i bought it. it turns on momentarially and shows a light colored screen then it goes black. i have tried turning it of and on and leaving it unplugged for a good amount of time . and this vizio is only 2 weeks old. does anyone have a solution.

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