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My tv went blank when i was watching it and now when i plug it in the power light comes on then i turn it on and the screen stays blank and it cant do anything from there. all of the buttons dont work and i cant even turn the thing off what do u think it is

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  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    Yeah we are having the exact same problem! Still looking for an answer

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    I too have the EXACT same problem... I bought this LCD 2 months ago and from what I have heard this is unfortunately a typical problem and Vizio customer service is severely inadequate.. I will post again when I find out more info..

  • loridk Apr 06, 2009

    Same problem...went blank while watching, power light is still illuminated, remote buttons and tv buttons are not functional. 1-year warranty ended 2 months ago. Vizio customer service said I could call any tv repairman and have it fixed. great.

  • fatboytomlin Apr 07, 2009

    warranty expired 3 months ago...exact same problem, exact same answer from Vizio support..."call a tv repairman."

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2009

    Hmmmm. This is sounding like a real problem. Just had my Vizio to do the same thing. Good thing is.... mine is still under warranty. Someone coming out to look at it Wednesday. Did you guys find out anything that can be done by me instead of having to wait for repair man??? Thanks.

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The flourescent bulb might be bad.

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