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thelsutigers
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Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?

Help needed,

I have a TV that is probably a little over a year old. This just started about a month ago, the TV after being on for a period of time just cuts off by itself. This is aggrevating as hell

I know this is not normal but why is this happening and what can I do about it ?




efrad
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
are its vents blocked? is it dusty?

could be overheating and turning off to save itself.


wish i was tebow
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
aids


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thelsutigers
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Member since Nov 2009
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
Never thought about that. I will check.

Thanks


Spankum
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
quote:

are its vents blocked? is it dusty?

could be overheating and turning off to save itself.


my first thought as well...


thelsutigers
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Dallas, TX
Member since Nov 2009
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
The vents are clear but it definetly could be dusty. Living here in Lubbock where there are dust storms and 20-30 MPH winds daily, dust could be the issue.


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CarRamrod
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
Check to see that you are not sitting on the remote.


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beaver
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
Dust or the wife is playing a trick on you


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Uncle Stu
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
do they even go into protection?


stout
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
Stu, I need some tech help.

You know anything about 802.11G vs 802.11N?


Uncle Stu
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
lil bit
you just setting up a basic home network?


stout
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Joe Joe Joe
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
My Sony Bravia does the same thing.

Randomly the sound goes off then a few seconds later the TV turns itself off and then back on.

Anybody know what the deal is besides maybe dusty vents?


LouisianaTigers
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Friendswood, TX
Member since Oct 2007
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
My Sony has a setting on it that saves energy. If it's no for a while and doesn't detect any movement it will turn off. It's called presence sensor. I just turned it off.


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Aspercel
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
It's a ghost


Bushmaster
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
Hey, Jewls.


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lsufanintexas
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re: Vizio keeps turning off by itself ?
It's got the HIV


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