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It won't show a picture and no sound either. E420-AO About 4

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It won't show a picture and no sound either.
JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: E420-AO About 4 years old
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: Actually nothing works. the little blue on light stays on a few seconds then fades away
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: I had no warning but this happened several months ago and I had another tv so today I decided to try and get it fixed or throw it away
JA: Anything else you want the Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I had to have a new circuit board put in when it was barely a year old

Hello
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ok
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I do not want to spend $26

No problem , as i said above just decline it or ignore them

Did it quit while watching it or simply would not come on today ?
Any electrical storm or power blackout in your area prior to this ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No storm or anything like that. It was working fine when I turned it off and then would not come back on...no lights, sound, nothing.

O.k then from what you described this could be either caused by the power supply or main board which is common with those tv`s

What i would suggest here is getting the repair kit that includes both boards for $50 and also has a video to show you how to replace it

Looks at your tv`s serial number prefix letters , is it one of those sets ; LAQKNRGP,LAQKNRGQ,LATKNRGP,LAQKNREP

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you

Thank you ??

Do you want to proceed with getting the parts ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

O.k then i`m sure what i have will do but can you check those letters i mentioned above ?

Looks at your tv`s serial number prefix letters , is it one of those sets ; LAQKNRGP,LAQKNRGQ,LATKNRGP,LAQKNREP

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
its the 1st one listed

This is what you need then ; http://www.shopjimmy.com/vizio-e420-a0-laqknrgp-complete-tv-repair-kit-version-1.htm

You will also see a video on that page

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