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Vizio L37 37 in. HDTV LCD TV

Hi Mike,
I am having the same problem, at first, it would come on for a few minutes, then cut off, now it does not come on at all. The light remains amber.
When you say the main card, are you referring to the card with all of the inputs? Did you install it yourself? If so, did you order if from Vizio and how much did it cost?

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  • taclark22 Jul 17, 2008

    i already have the back of the tv off and wonder if i can get a main board to replace the defective one... i get a blinking amber off light for a while, and when i try to turn on the tv it will come on for a few seconds, turn off, and the off light will blink again. it can't be that hard to replace; i just figure locating the part and coughing up another 200-300 bucks on a crummy tv would be a bad investment.

  • ragabnh Jul 18, 2008

    Turn on the Tv the amber light turns green, no picture or sound produced. TV is only 18 months old. If it is the main board, how much and where to buy.

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    I have the same problem it started cutting on and off on its own. Now my TV will not cut on at all. How do I fix it.

  • randytobie Feb 12, 2009

    I have a vizio VW37L, purchased in 9/07 that has the problem others described. TV has no picture, no sound, remote does not turn off. I have to unplug to shut off. Any reccommendations?



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I had a similar problem with my Vizio Model VX37L HDTV and replaced the main board myself for $160.00 which I purchased new on Ebay at The symptoms all of sudden started by the screen going blank except for a rectangular banner across the top that resembled a UPC code only garbled. No sound. I actually had to pull the power cord to turn off the TV. I was able to turn on the set normally but the TV menus did not come up. Since the TV was 19 months old and no extended warranty I checked with Vizio support and Sam's Club but no extended warranty=no luck. I did have an estimate for repair for $900 from a company Vizio recommended but a new one goes for less now. About 42 screws and a half a dozen pin connectors I replaced the main board. The set is working again better than ever. I don't know if I call my self fortunate or not since I did have a problem after only 19 months.

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  • Steady Eddie Jul 19, 2008

    I want to say THANK YOU to for the info I needed to repair my Visio VX37L myself. I hope my experience helps others.


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How do you set up PIP on Model VX37L? (does it even have PIP)

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I have the same problem with the tv shutting off

I got a main board from ebay do you think that will fix the issue>

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