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Olevia 337 B11 Power Problem

I whent away for one week and when I return I switched the master power switch back on the blue stand by light lid up, but the TV will not go on not even a sound

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  • biddysdad Mar 20, 2008

    TV will not power back on. We turned tv off at night and the blue light comes on, tried to turn tv back on next day and NOTHING. Blue light goes out and tv will not power back on with the remote or manually with the button on the tv. Tv was purchased last fall so it is less than 6 months old.

    A couple times we have tried unplugging then waiting a while and it may come on. Most of the time it will not unless you do this a bunch of times.

  • cpena7 Jul 15, 2008

    Our TV is about a year old and its doing the same thing as the blue light comes on but no signal. I want to know if we can sue olivia for defective products this seems to be a wide spread problem with this TV. The mfg doesn' t seem to want to take responsibility for their defective product.

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    Same problem.  Manufacturer suggested main board replacement for 362.45 (part only) or power supply for 97.15 (part only).  Coupled with TV repair at manufacturer estimated 2 hours at $65 is more than half the original purchase price (800).  I'm contemplating purchasing a different TV.

  • perki07 Jul 28, 2008

    I have the same problem on mine and my grandmas. I wish some one would file a class action law suit.

  • conservemono Nov 19, 2008

    We have a very similar problem, we will be watching a program & the tv just goes off on its own. The blue standby light is not lit while the tv is down, the tv will not turn on using the remote or the power button. We wait about 5 minutes, the blue light finally comes back on & the remote is then able to turn the television back on.

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  • rchap4518 Dec 10, 2008

    Same problem...TV suddenly went out. No power, blue light out. Can't get it back on. Purchased less than a year ago.

  • skydom112 Dec 31, 2008

    I have the same problem. While playing my xbox 360 on the TV, the Olevia LCD TV just went pitch black. No power at all it seems like. The annoying blue standby light is not on either. I tried unplugging the power cord from both the wall and from the tv but no help. I turn on and off the switch on the back of the tv but still no solution. I own this TV for close to 2 years now. WILL NOT BUY OLEVIA TV ANYMORE, CHEAP PRICE BUT BAD QUALITY. I should have put out $300 more bucks to get a name brand TV that will probably still be working now. Very dissapointed in Olevia lcd tv...A quick review of Olevia LCD TV if someone decides to google it.

  • DMCKKC Jan 27, 2009

    We have the same problem. Playing wii and TV goes "pop" and dies. No blue light, nothing. We took the power supply unit from an identical TV and TV came on but started to blow fuses. Part only is $97.15 + $10 s&h. Don't bother trying to get any help out of SyntaxBrillian. They've abandoned their corporate offices and the 3 whole customer service people are total jerks! NOT worth the $700 for the TV or the additional $110 to fix it. If you need parts get them while you can. They guy told me this is 70% of the complaints, they aren't issuing recalls, and when they're gone they're gone!



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Same exact problem here, although my TV managed to last 1 & 1/2 years. Now its dead. THAT was almost worth the price! ($700)

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Olevia sugested repl. the Main board

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