Question about Vizio Gallevia GV42LF 42 in. LCD Television
After turning on the monitor the screen goes black after about 2 to 3 seconds. Turning the monitor off and on will make the screen appear again for 2 to 3 seconds.
Also, removing the input to the monitor and reconnecting the input will make the screen appear again for 2 to 3 seconds.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: vizio p42
had the same problem had the main powerboard replaced they were out of stock and had to send mine in and vizio referbed it I was told it was a common problem with this unit
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
SOURCE: no signal
mine did the same thing...it was on rgb...didn't have ability to plug in computer to tv as suggested previously and I kept trying to hit input button on side of tv after turning tv on..didn't work but when I pushed input button before turning on tv when i turned on tv input screen was up and was able to move input to hdmi...everything works now.
Posted on Oct 03, 2009
There are two places to look for the problems, the backlight inverter board and the power supply. Look at the power supply first since it is easier to get to, look for burnt parts, bad capacitors, etc.
Please post back what you find.
Posted on Dec 16, 2009
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