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REMOTE QUITS WORKING...????????

Since I bought the 42" VW42L HDTV 10A ( October 2007) I have had a problem with the unit "FREZZING" up and not letting the remote control follow my instructions...??? I finally discovered that by turning the TV off and back on.. this corrects the problem.The picture is fine and I am happy with the operation of the unit except the described problem tends to make me worry about my investment ($900.00..Walmart Sale) in the long run.Is this problem going to get worse or not? Anybody else having this problem? I have not contacted VIZIO yet or made any complaints.

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  • 68GS Oct 20, 2008

    Similar issue, with my VX42L model. Right after power-up, TV image will change to all static, and change back and forth to a good image a few times. Then the whole screen changes to vertical color lines and is locked up. NO remote control function, NO on-set control functions, not even power off. I have to unplug the set for a minute. Plug in again, and usually works fine. I'm still under Vizio 1yr warranty and have contacted them, waiting for a reply on a service call. Wish it was over a yr old, I'd have taken it back to Sam's Club for a replacement. BTW, I had Cable One come out and check their signal and equip, and they found no issues.

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If your TV still on warranty, it is better return it for another replacement.
cause it is the main board freeze up on you.

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