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Insignia NS-32LCD will not turn on.

TV is 7 months old....Push on/off button and Insignia emblem lights up sound or picture...turn set off and Insignia emblem turns red......I tried the hairdryer trick and nothing happened......I tried unplugging and holding the on button while plugging it up again.....nothing.....I've taken it apart and can't see anything burnt or broken.....Any help would be appreciated.

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  • mightyjohn Jul 28, 2008

    i have hits exact same problem! anyone find anything out on this?

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    I have Insignia 42" plasma, and a few days ago i begin to have the same problem...a times it doesn't not turn on .. when i pushed the power button .. the red light blinks on and off every 2 seconds .. then i unplugged it and plug it back in and try again ... it looks like its going to turn on (lights blinks amber blue for a second) but then its goes back to flashing red again every 2 seconds... If i keep trying sometimes for hours ... it finally decides to work .... I'm also past the warranty period ... bought it from costco .... few years back ...

  • ehrenrej Oct 03, 2008

    My tv turns on; then the screen goes black after a couple of minutes. Then the blue light changes to red and vice versa.

  • khalil4rozel Dec 04, 2008

    my tv just stop showing a picture in the middle of a movie the screen lights up blue and there is sound but no picture

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  • rayeklop Dec 20, 2008

    I have a 32" Insignia LCD TV that has the same problem - will not come on, just flashes between red and blue power-on lights.  It went out a year and one day after purchase.  I found that it will come on for a few seconds if I hold down a button on the remote when the blue light comes on, but then it goes off again anyway.   Does anyone know where to find the lamp that one responder mentioned, and where to buy one to replace?

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    I purchased the insignia ns-32lcd it workef fine until last night the tTV is not even 2 years old I turned the TV off and it decided not to turn back on the insignia emblem will turn from red to blue but I get no sound and no picture. I wish I would of read all these reviews before purchasing. I guess thats one to grow on.

  • cableman148 Dec 22, 2008

    I purchased the insignia ns-32lcd about a 20 months ago(not even 2 years) and I turnd it off one night and it never came back on the insignia emblem will turn from red to blue but I get no sound or picture. I wish I would have read the reviews before purchasing this is the firt time I bought a new TV the didnt last at least 8-10 years. this was not a BEST BUY at all I consider it a rip off.

  • leobafunfa Dec 22, 2008

    I have the same problem! DO NOT BUY INSIGNIA TV!

  • NSANE1 Dec 22, 2008

    I have 2 Insignia 32" LCD T.V's and both have the same problem. The repair shop diagnosed the issue as the power supply. The repair shop said it would cost $300 for each repair. I sourced the power supply board (#667-L32K5-20C) at Best Buy for $89.99 each. I'm going to buy one and try to repair this my self, whats the worse that can happen? The T.V's are garbage anyways....

    I hope this helps.

    From a true Canadian.

  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    hah. one day beyond 1 year and the dsp goes out! never again

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    About two years and the screen won't turn on, even though there's audio. Piece of ****

  • avory007 Mar 18, 2009

    my tv is about 7 months old all the sudden when i turn it on the power light just blinks i think it is the back light bulb

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    insignia label turns blue when i press power but no picture or sound



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Heat the bridge rectifier with a blow dryer and see it turn right on.

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If you are having just the LED go from Red to Blue (no picture no sound) more than likely you have a bad power supply. If you have any soldering skills you can fix it yourself. Replace all the 1000uf caps with new ones. Also replace the micro fuses soldered on the board near the caps. A electronic supply store can help you get the right parts. I did this and the set fired right back up.

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It seems that this tv has a problem with a very short life span of the back light lamp of the LCD display, not sure why the sound doesn't work but it is related to the bulb being burnt out. The light is around $600.00 installed.

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I have ns-lcd32 and it wouldn't turn on. No Backlight.
First, check the powers on the power supply.
There are 5V, 12V and 24V.
If they are OK, check the 24V on the Backlight Inverter Board.
You can check the input voltage which is 24V.
If it is there, check the fuses.
There are three fuses on the inverter board.
Two white fuses(surface mount) and one black fuse which has nunber 20.(20A).
Mine had bad 20A fuse. I replaced this fuse and it is working.

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

  • evilpea Aug 04, 2011

    What fuses there are none that I can see white or black only green components.Board location for these would be a great help.


I have an Insignia HD30 tv and it will not turn on. I called Insignia main office and then Best Buy Service and spoke with 4 employees and a supervisor. All said the same thing; their tv's are made with a lamp that controls it coming on and it only last 2 or at best 3 yrs. It then has to be replaced. The service contract will only replace it one time. They do not tell you when you buy it and it is not in the manual. I am filing a complaint with the Attorney's General Office in my state, Comsumer Reports as this product contains a latent defect.

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Same thing happening to me and mine is ONE day out of warranty and the customer service is like "too bad, it's not our problem anymore.." one even had the balls to say "I bet you wish it would have broken yesterday." I did a sarcastic laugh and said back "what I wish is that you guys would have made a TV that wasn't a piece of dog squeeze." I'm still arguing with customer-NO-service though, I'll let you know how i handled it.

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I bought a 32' LCD TV made from insignia and it will not turn on. It was a 'open box item' now it is 15 months old- 3 months past warranty and it is completely finished. It's something to remember about Best Buy products. They are often pieces of junk. Isignia and Best Buy both have unavailable customer support, the local store transferred me from sales to Geek Squad- after Geek Squad said they don't do TV's I was transferred to a line I let ring for 2 minutes and the phone was never answered. I have been going to Best Buy instead of Circuit City but this has concerned me enough to not spend money at Best Buy anymore.

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