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My 42 inch vizio LCD TV shuts down immediately after turning it on

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It goes into shut down because it senses short circuits in the power supply or in the backlight inverter boards, those are the two areas that should be checked first, and go on from there.
If you are going to DIY and have proper tools, electronics knowledge, and know safety precaution then please read on:

Please see my basic troubleshooting guide here:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

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Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx he can make you a set of caps.

Please post back what you find.

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