Question about Vizio Televison & Video

1 Answer

Vizio 3632-0172-0189 IR sensor board repair kit is the actual three lead sensor IC. Looks identical to the sensor IC for Vizio IR sensor board 3637-0022-0189 and others. Are they interchangeable?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Vizio Master
  • 12,957 Answers

Vizio is the best one to answer that question.

Posted on Dec 17, 2016

  • 2 more comments 
  • Wayne K Werner
    Wayne K Werner Dec 18, 2016

    I've tried Vizio. If Vizio were forthcoming with an answer, I wouldn't be asking in this venue.

  • richie46 Dec 18, 2016

    If in doubt, then your best bet is to go with the exact same part lest you have compatibility issues and possibly damage the set some more.

  • Wayne K Werner
    Wayne K Werner Dec 19, 2016

    The sensor for the 3632-0172-0189 board isn't available any more. The sensor, which appears to be identical for the 3637-0022-0189 and others is available.

  • richie46 Dec 19, 2016

    Well, it does not look like you have much choice. If the alternate part is not very expensive you can always cross your fingers and see if that does the trick. Hopefully you have menu access from the tv in case the fix does not work. Good luck!

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

The ir sensor is not working


The failure to IR sensor inside the TV is a very rare case. Check the infrared emission to the remote control first. Check it with fresh batteries. Make sure that it works well, before trying to replace the infrared sensor inside the TV. If you wish to get some details, http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ Pull up older posts.

Dec 20, 2013 | Vizio M420SL 42 in. HDTV

2 Answers

M420mv vizio led television ir infrared doesnt work


that can be caused by either the IR sensor board or the main board. The IR sensor board would be suspected first. You can get the IR board or the main board from www.tvrepairworld.com

Feb 09, 2013 | Vizio Televison & Video

2 Answers

Visio M470SV will not accept signal from remote


Replace remote batteries, try a universal remote, and look for a Reset button on your remote. Once you've tried all three things, let us know anything else that you can. All we really know at this point is that your remote isn't working.

Jan 31, 2013 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

My tv [vizio vf550m] won't respond to a remote.


Vizio is famous for having main board issues. If you have replaced the IR board the only two other items it could be is a broken wire from the IR to main or the main board has an issue. Nothing else can stop the remote from working provided the remote is working properly.

Nov 02, 2012 | Vizio VF550M 55 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Vizio m470sv remote stopped working, bought a vizio replacement remote...still no good????


What you are dealing with is not a bad remote controller, the problem is from your IR Sensor. You will need to replace this IR Sensor. You Vizio TV has a common defect with the IR Sensor. Make sure you order the revised version so you don't encounter this problem again. You can find the IR Sensor here: 3637 0022 0189 0171 1671 0892 Vizio IR Sensor

Oct 28, 2012 | Vizio VO Televison & Video

1 Answer

We replaced the IR sensor on our Vizio but still cannot control the volume via the remote (which has tested good). Any further suggestions?


Since sensor is receiving the signal of other inputs, there is nothing wrong with it. This looks like an incompatibility issue. You may have to retry using the original remote control.

Jul 30, 2012 | Vizio SV470XVT 47 in. LCD TV

4 Answers

Channel up/down button on remote for 37" vizio tv


Hello
Your remote control needs cleaning. Go to this link and see how to doo it.
http://www1.fixya.com/support/r10192276-cleaning_remote_control_handsets
gopakumarg43

Oct 04, 2011 | Vizio VX37L Television

2 Answers

My oringnal vizio remote is not working i also bought new vizio remote but still not working please tell me what should i do to fix this problem


It may have bad IR sensor board due to no 5vdc feeding it or the IR sensor is bad, it can also be the main board is not processing the signal from the IR board. It will require in-depth troubleshooting or you can try new board.
http://www.shopjimmy.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=Vizio+SV420M

Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals
Failed TV and Monitors pictures: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm
Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
Parts: www.shopjimmy.com
Parts: www.interliquidparts.com
Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx he can make you a set of caps.
Or www.digikey.com, just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current and long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.

Jun 26, 2011 | Vizio SV420M LCD TV

2 Answers

Vizio VW42LFHDTV10A


I give you a site for do it your self repair..

http://www.lcd-television-repair.com/

Jul 07, 2008 | Vizio P2 42 in. HD-Ready Plasma Television

1 Answer

L32 standby power only


I just had the same problem fixed. It is an internal problem with the "main board". You have to actually replace it. I am looking into fixing my other one identical to my other one and the identical problem too. Vizio fixed on "out of warranty", but for some reason will not fix the other, I guess I should be thankful, at least I know what the problem is.

Dec 29, 2007 | Vizio L32 32 in. LCD HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Vizio Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74136 Answers

CoppellTVRepair.com

Level 3 Expert

749 Answers

Computer Repairing
Computer Repairing

Level 3 Expert

14641 Answers

Are you a Vizio Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...