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Vizio L32 TV started with going off and on by itself and now it will not come on even if I hit the power button on the set.

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    My Vizio 42 inch is 6 months old and the screen turns off by itself (black screen) about every 5-10 minutes but the sound remains on! I can shut it off and turn it back on and it happens again 5-10 minutes later. IT's driving me insane! Is there some sort of timer on? Or is there an internal issue?

  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    My Vizio L32 goes on and off about every 3 seconds. The power on light remains green during this cycling. I've unplugged all inputs and it continues to do this.

  • sbgibson Aug 31, 2008

    VIZIO 37" is 3 years old and keeps going out, power shuts off every few minutes, don't know if it's worth repairing or just get another, better brand. any suggestions? Scott

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I had the same problem with my 32", eventually the power board assy. went bad. you can go to vance-baldwin.com or partstore.com and order the new power board for $80 wich includes a $15 core charge. It is a very easy part to replace, works good now.

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I've got the same problem. I think we got what we paid for. It's either a power supply (internal) problem or an internal electronic board problem. Either way, Visio charges around $300 for the repair. I'd just save the $300 and put it toward a TV not sold at walmart.

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