Question about Vizio P2 42 in. HD-Ready Plasma Television
My Vizio went green in the middle of a movie. mainly the dark spots go green then whole screen certain scenes of a movie will look great next scene go green. when i select the menu on the TV the green goes away and the picture looks fine but i take it off and it goes back to green. I tried all settings and colors and it will better for a bit then go back.
OK Service tech came out last night (7pm) and repalces the main board and updated firmware to the latest. he said the red/green snow is a fairly common problem with the early units (mine was a july 2006 build). Picture is fine now but we will see how long the fix lasts. Main board was definitely the issue, firmware upgrade was prob just because they could.
Keep in mind this unit was OUT of warranty. I find it refreshing that Vizio took responsibility and set up a service ticket for a 16 month old unit. Not that they shouldn't last a lot longer but they could have just said tough luck.
Posted on Mar 20, 2008
The same thing happened to me Twice!. First time it was under warranty. Now it it out and Vizio has not interest in helping me. The first time the repair man changed the motherboard, which worked for about a year. Looks like I will be buying a new TV soon, but certainly NOT a Vizio, they are junk
Anyone out there know how much a motherboard costs?
Posted on Jan 14, 2008
Motherboard (main board) cost around $140
Posted on Feb 19, 2008
Posted on Jan 11, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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