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Vizio p42hd sound no video just color bars - Vizio P42HD Television

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  • samz0325371 Feb 21, 2009

    my vizio has sounds but no video at all. pitch black.

  • prophetessmi Mar 15, 2009

    I did have audio but now the audio and video is gone. I heard a pop noise and the vidio blanked out but the audio continue. Now neither is working.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    Anyone figure it out yet



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Replace your sustainer boards and that should solve the problem. These are the two vertical boards on the sides of your TV.

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only when you have a problem with the video
circuit board you will get such type of
you have to check the video board immediately.
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rate me..

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