Question about Vizio VP322 32 in. Plasma TV
I have a VP322 32" Plasma TV that is about 1.5 years old (so obviously out of warranty.) I already know it's the capacitors that need replacing and even know the ones that need replacing. *grin* Not bad for a girl, eh? haha
This is the list I have and the location of the capacitor:
Loc. V. uF Temp.
------ ------ ------ --------
C233 10V 3300 105 C(M)
C234 10V 1000 105 C(M)
C236 10V 1000 105 C(M)
C204 25V 1000 105 C(M)
C205 25V 1000 105 C(M)
C238 10V 470 105 C(M)
C241 10V 1000 105 C(M)
Those are all the capacitors that need replacing. I have been to several electronic stores in my area and no one... and I DO mean "NO ONE" has the parts I need. I want to purchase parts that are comparable, but have a higher temperature threshold because obviously that is the problem. There's no point in me replacing bad parts with the same parts that are also going to go bad in only a matter of time, so I want to replace the parts with a higher tolerance, higher temperature threshold, and if I have to use a higher voltage that's fine as long as I get the other two conditions.
Anyone have any idea where I can get what I need, or if they have the parts to sell? This is turning out to be more difficult just to get the parts than to do the actual repair. I already have a soldering tool. :o)
Thanks in advance to anyone who responds to my plea for help... (can you hear me now??) haha
I just got off the phone with a Vizio rep - My VP322 also stopped powering on - 2 years and 2 days old. They are sending a repair person to fix the TV with NO charge to me. I had no problem with them, just called and told them what had happened (wouldnt power on), they took my information and informed me that they can authorize a courtesy repair for 1 year AFTER the warranty expires. They returned my call within 5 hours with the name of the company that will contact me to repair the TV in my house. I will let you know if they actually come through
Posted on Jun 28, 2010
Temp is not the problem you need to replace with higher voltage rating this is a 12v board how many 10v caps u gots?
Posted on May 30, 2010
I had the very same problem and thanks to great advice from this forum and others, I fixed it! I simply looked for the bad capacitors (since it had no response at all when pressing the power button i assumed it was in that area), the ones that were bulged at the top. I got the specs from them which where clearly printed on the side, and ordered new ones from MCM Electronics. I'm no soldering whiz, but with some expert tutorials and videos, i have to say i did a darn good job and it works like a charm! BTW, someone had put it out at the trash, and i put it in my truck figuring what the heck. $20 (including shipping) later, and I have a $500 TV.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There is no backlight on plasma TVs. If you have a black screen than most likely one of your sustain boards are gone. Board can be purchased on line at about $100. If your TV has no signs of life it's most likely the power board. Any way it would not be that expensive to fix if you are able to take the TV apart and swap the boards. But I need to say that I recommend to do it ONLY if you are qualified enough. Otherwise ask your local TV repair company to service your TV.
Posted on Sep 06, 2009
SOURCE: My Visio 50" Plasma Model#
I just solved this kind of problem with my VIZIO VP504FHDTV10A. It was main power supply that went bad. You need to open back panel cover and right in the middle you will see two powersupply boards(subpower board(smaller) and big main powersupply board). Just get board part/model # and search it on eBay(what I did). It was approx. $100. Good luck.
Posted on Feb 05, 2011
I have a television that did this. The picture went out but it continued to have sound. It was the projector bulb. I ordered from a dealer on ebay, very resonably priced. It came with instructions on how to install it and was a very easy fix.
Posted on Feb 25, 2012
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I had a similar problem with my 42 in Philips LCD HDTV.
Here was the problem.
My Power Supply Board had several bad capacitors. I opened my TV (warranty was expired of
course) and found four bulged capacitors.
Many electronics companies were sold capacitors that failed in 2-5 years
instead of 10-20. The capacitors fail
prematurely due to a lack of preservatives. Unfortunately, they were installed in all
sorts of devices and cause a wide range of failure problems.
Here are some options for you.
1. Have it fixed by a professional
2. Open your TV and find PSB. Check
for faulty caps. If you find some (bulged
or leaking) bad caps replace the entire board.
3. Remove and then replace individual faulty caps. This takes some soldering skill.
Caps are inexpensive and if you can take care of it yourself
it will save you hundreds.
I have a tip/tutorial
on this site that may also help. It
gives step by step instructions for replacing caps on PSB #715t2432-2. If this is your board you are in luck. It's
called: Fixing the Philips Turns/shuts off on its own problem.
Hope this helps and Good luck.
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