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Insignia tv shock power on/off on its own - Insignia LCDTV26 26 in. Television

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  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    My son went to turn off the TV and got quite a shock. As a result the TV flicks on and off. They must have been produced with a design flaw since so many people are having the same problem. We should get together a class action suit against Best Buy, since they refuse to do anything about fixing not only my, both other buyer's problems.

  • brickmanguy Feb 01, 2009

    TV shuts off randomly and loses all power. I have to plug and unplug tv over and over again till I get the red light back on

  • dij5 Feb 22, 2009

    I got shocked turning off my insignia tv and now it just flashes on and off and does not work

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I have experienced the same issues, I called Insignia about this particular problem, I explained that this TV shocked me and now won't work, there explanation is that because I was out of warranty there is not much they can do, never mind that they had a particular model that a recall with the same issues as there 26 inch model, when the TV shocks u, it's usually your main board gone bad,
All I can do now is complain on these boards and inform other consumers of how bad of a product this is and to stay away from this brand due to the fact have poor designs on these models.
I will continue to ***** and complain, on Facebook and other post until maybe someone listens and decides not to buy a piece of **bleep** like this, what a joke, will start a class action law suit, remember the more u complain, they will eventually have to listen to you just like they did with their 26 inch models they will do it for other models so hold on to your sets this one's due for a recall.
They also said that they can't find any threads on their insignia boards, just type shocked and u will find threads, and if u want to do a Google search type insignia and your model number and see how many threads u will find about their faulty boards, I'll be back to add these post with links of how much of a piece of **bleep** this TV really is..

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