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Television Powers Off While Watching then turns right bcak on if we hit the power button (or stays off if we do no). Happens randomly. It can stay on for hours and not turn off or be on for 5 minutes and turn off. As you can imagine, it's frustrating. Vizio support not helpful as I'm not under warranty. No other problems with this 1.5 year old set. Thank you for any insight. B

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  • Alcya25 Nov 08, 2007

    My 32" LCD Vizio set turns off on its own while watching a movie or show then pops back on again very annoying.

  • fn2ride Mar 26, 2008

    My 42" Vizio plasma was doing the same thing, powering off when it felt like it. Now it has quit except for the orange light in the lower R.H. corner.

    If I unplug and replug it in, it clicks twice but no function. Any ideas?

  • liqrdic May 21, 2008

    Brand new 42" Vizio right out of box turns off randomly, when I keep turning it back on the intervals that it stays on get shorter and shorter. Is it possibly getting to hot and shutting itself off? EXTREMELY annoying. 

  • db37 May 27, 2008

    My Tv Is a vizio LCD/HDTV 40 inch #L37hdtv10a, TV started with square
    pixel freeze , then electricions replaced home fuse panel and the TV
    now has sound but no picture, Is there any one who repairs
    curcuit boards?? and if so which one.

  • Steve in KY May 31, 2008

    My Vizio 32" LCD tv started turning off on its own, then would come back on by itself after about 30 seconds. Now it will not power up at all.

    Does anyone know what the fix is for this?

  • wmslawyer Jun 02, 2008

    my vizio L32 continually powered off while wacthing then always came back on. It was just a nuisance at first but now it will not come on at all. Is this a problem that is fixable . I note that many people seem to be having the identical problem. Should I just rhow this TV int he garbage or is it worth fixing and how to I accomplish the fix.

  • dconner77 Aug 04, 2008

    Same with mine. Just turns itself off and then back on in 30 sec. Now it won't power up at all. Is it the power supply? Where is the switching done? No browning on board or cold solder joints visible.



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While we are watching the television it just blacks out ,but we can still here it ,but if we turn it off then back on again it works then it happen a few min later

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Thanks to all! I got a new board and am back up and running.

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My L32 HDTV10A was doing the same thing, and finally stopped coming on altogether. I got to Level II vizio Support thinking it was the Power Supply board, but the guy there told me this problem is usually the Main Board. Vance Baldwin is the electronics parts distributor for Vizio. Try website or call them with your model and serial number at 800-432-8542. Mainboard about $150 Power Supply Board about $50

Posted on Sep 21, 2007

Need a new schematic for this vizio L32HDTV, that blew power supply board. The problem started with black squares on the TV, followed by the TV powering off, prior to the TV sparking days later.

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Possibly set was droped at sometime are just hit hard. Maybe loose connection in powersupply

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