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My TV changes colors! It tints everything yellow or green or blue and etc.

My TV gets a tint that colors the television. Is that repairable? Sometimes it does go back to normal colors but it never stays for long. I have a Vizio VX32L HDTV10A and it's doing the same thing. I took it too some guy who said he could fix it but didn't have the time. (He repairs on the side), He said the 2 capacitors controlling the color were bad. I brought the TV home having little knowledge of what I was looking for and found no capacitors that appeared to be bad. Maybe a bad sodder joint? Not likely. It's over a year old. That just doesn't happen overnight. Loose wire? How could it be loose?Not likely either. My guess is the main board is going bad. They are on ebay for $125.00. It looks like it may be easy to replace except for the ribbon cables. I'm not sure if that is the problem or not as I have no way of knowing how to test it. I'm stuck. I am just not in the market to spend another 600 bucks for a new tv right now. Anyone's help would be great.

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Fault at its main digital board. Short circuited component/s at it. Contact any service technician; or the authorized service center. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ In most cases, the main board might have to be replaced. If so, a software [firmware] update too might be necessary. ..

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it looks like your tv is defective, now the best thing to do here is bring it back to the store since is under warranty.
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