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My Vizio L37 is on with no picture

Also it will not shut off unless I unplug it. When I plug it back in I see the regular stand by light. I press on and the light changes to the on color. I will also see some light very faint on the screen. Nothing works, input, menu etc buttons. Then I must unplug for it to shut off?

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    The power on indicator will change from amber to green when the power on button is pushed on either the remote or the side panel. No sound or light on the display and the only way to turn the power on indicator back off is to unplug it from the wall.

    I measuered the voltages on the power supply board and they are all good. What is your next guess?

  • Flat-Fenders Apr 06, 2009

    The power on indicator will change from amber to green when the power on button is pushed on either the remote control or the side panel. There is no sound or any change in the display (it remains dark) and the only way to extinguish the power on indicator is to pull the AC plug from the wall.

    I measured the voltages on the power supply board and they are all good. What is your next guess?

  • DBR79 Apr 11, 2009

    Same issue; its on, but nothing works and I have to unplug it in order to turn it off. The TV is less than two years old. If this is a recurring problem with this product then I definitely will not invest in Vizio again.

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2009

    Exactly the same problem - TV is less than 2 years old. I was on the phone with Vizio, they were no help

  • jcella May 02, 2009

    Vizio is garbage. Luckily for me I bought mine at Costco which extends the warranty one year. They were very helpful to get Vizio to send someone to come out and fix it. I could tell Vizio didn't want to and tried all they could to delay fixing it but thanks to Costco they did. They replaced the power supply and mother board and now it works fine. Less than 2 years old these things should not go. I will never buy from Vizio again as not only does there product stink but their lack of customer service is worse. Buyer beware.....

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    vizio black screen



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Most likely a defective power supply module which can be repaired to component level. A local svc co. would be your best bet now.

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