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I have a vizio 46 in lcd model # VW46L FHDTV10A and it started with the whole left side going dark and then it would get better after an hour or two. then about a week later the entire left side of the screen had colored lines that ran vertically down the screens left half. is this possible to fix or will i have to replaces the screen or the ntire tv and get a new one?

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I would suspect the backlight inverter is faulty:

I would try to look on the power supply first for popped capacitors that supply the 24v rail for the backlight inverter.

Having sound is a positive when it comes to repair. This means that only your screen is not lighting.

If you repair the 24v line and check the 5v feed also going to the BN_on (on) the backlight inverter and you still have no will need a new inverter.

This could also be the CCFL bulbs that are aging and need replacement. Those are around $20 each for a bulb

Hope this helps! Please rate :)

Posted on Mar 14, 2011

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