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How difficult is it to replace backlight inverter on a LCD TV?

How difficult is it to replace backlight inverter boards on a 42 inch Vizio tv, any soldering required? I took my tv to a local repair guy and come to find out that both inverters on my tv have to be replaced he informed me this would cost around $475.. well I bought this tv for $700 two years ago and don't want to pay that much. I was wondering if this is something that I could do myself? I don't know much about tv repair but form all the videos and forums it looks fairly easy.. any help would be greatly appreciated..

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Replacing LCD inverter board is very easy.Does not involved in any soldering.It a long board in shape.Just take ur tv aparts,use a Philip screw driver take out 6 Philip screws each board and connections.Do the reverse to install the LCD inverter boards.Tries Websites like Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy refurbish LCD inverter boards.

Posted on May 01, 2010

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    Where is the inverter located at the bottom or the one on side?

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