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Blue light My JVC LT-42X579 blue light stay on won't turn off and the tv won't respond nothing happens by pressing the OFF button it just won't turn ON or OFF what can i do? Please I need Help

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  • jcstarr01 Dec 08, 2008

    The blue power light is flashing on and off and I can not turn my T.V. on. I have tried unplugging it, turning it on with the remote, turning it on, on the side of the TV with no luck. What do I need to do to fix it?

  • robbo3162002 Dec 21, 2008

    I have the same problem- tv was working fine last night, and now nothing, just a solid blue light, then flashing and the tv makes a "click" sound like it's turning off. JVC offers no call-in service, only email. very frustrating

  • utencilio Feb 20, 2009

    Hey, same here... It is really annoying because me TV is barely passed warranty this month. If anybody finds out how to fix it, it would be greatly appreciated.

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    I need the base that fits this tv.

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Okay, I found a fix! Called JVC, spoke to somebody there, here it is:
1)unplug the TV completely, no wall no power strips, completely
2)wait 10 sec
3)plug TV back in and Turn it on, the light will still be doing the same thing
4)wait 30 sec
5)ON THE TV, not the remote, locate the menu, volume (-) and power button.
6)while simultaneously holding down the menu and volume (-) button, pressed the power button ONCE and continue to hold the other 2 for 10 sec.
7)on the remote control, go to menu>settings>system info
*** now this I know as a FACT will work on systems that display: JVC - ver.5.32FO001, but I don't know of any other versions***
8)press the mute button on the remote twice
9)unplugg TV again and wait 10 sec.
10) plug TV in and turn on

It SHOULD be working normally now... Thanx to the guys a JVC support for this one, I know it seems like an obvious first place to look, but sometimes it isn't. I for one checked online forums first.

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  • shellie0730 Feb 12, 2011

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! This fix worked fabulously. After searching through manual, online JVC website, calling JVC, and calling a local repairman this was the only thing that worked! WOW!

  • G-man 58 Feb 20, 2011

    To all those frustrated with this problem as I was. No worries. Worked like a charm. Thanks to you who figured it out!! Kudos!

  • jmiller6538 Aug 04, 2011

    You are the Man (or woman)! works perfectly! Thanks for saving me a trip to the TV repair shop.

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