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Rainbow Colors I am seeing rainbow colors on the faces of the screen. It makes the picture color look red all over in blotting spots. Any help out there? What should I do to fix the problem? Vizio P4 42" Plasma MBAMAN

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  • marktalcott Apr 12, 2008

    I also have the same problem. Green and red color distortion on the screen. this happens mostly after the tv has been on for about a half hour and mostly effects flesh tone colors. Any help out there? 

  • Jrankin4783 Oct 24, 2008

    I also have the same problem and my vizio was sold to me as brand new and when i got it home it was out of warranty. of course i did not realize this until i had the problem. White colors also come in very weird as well. like some sort of rainbow. but its not all the time.

  • pachhammer Nov 15, 2008

    I have red speckles or blotches all over the screen when there is a black or dark picture on the screen.


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SOURCE: Vizio P4 Plasma green blotches

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

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SOURCE: Plasma Vizio 42 inch

The main board of your TV is bad. I have seen a lot of TVs have the same problem.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Change in color, computer problem inside TV

For "thechances", The LVDS cable has gone bad. This cable connect between the mainboard and the panel. The replace the cable will fix the problem.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Vizio P4 46 inch plasma. The X sustain

Hey has over 20,000 vizio parts and have parts that are hard to find. I would definately give them a try! there website is

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SOURCE: 42 vizio plasma sound no picture

Y-Sustain or Z-sustain PCB.

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