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I was told that my blacklight for my vizio model# m55osl…

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I was told that my blacklight for my vizio model# ***** would cost me $1000.00

Technician's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Vizio is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

My tv is five years

Technician's Assistant: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?

The ty works but the picture is dark on bottom

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?

2 months when I turn on the the v on the tv is sort of dark

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Expert to know before I connect you?

Is fixable

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 11 months ago
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TV Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 11 months ago

That is correct - a replacement backlight will cost as much as if not more than the cost of a new TV.

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