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I have a vizio 65in it won't turn on. Repair gut said it was

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I have a vizio 65in it won't turn on. Repair gut said it was the Main Board. Bought a kit replaced everything. now the power indicator light comes on & the tv has a little glow like it's on but nothing else. No logo no sound, no picture. What could be the problem
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 6 months ago.
Hi, Model Number off the back of the TV please?
Expert:  Aric replied 6 months ago.
Also what were the exact symptoms you had before repairing the Mainboard?
Expert:  Aric replied 6 months ago.
Let me know if you need assistance with your question.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Model# *****The TV was working that morning came back home a few hours later it would not turn on. The power indicator light would not work. So when we changed the mainboard still nothing would come on, so we changed everything. In total we changed 4 boards, power indicator, and wires. Now power indicator on but nothing else.
Expert:  Aric replied 6 months ago.
Oh wow, okay. You said Mainboard, then bought a kit and replaced everything- I thought- meaning on the Mainboard. So you replaced every single board on the TV. Way different than what I thought. That said I'm going to need to opt out at this point. Someone else should be along shortly.