Why has my TV stopped working all of a sudden?

mandapie 10/08/2018. 8 answers
Consumer Electronics TVs

I have an insignia flat screen TV from Best Buy, gifted to me in February 2017. Within the past 3 weeks, whenever I turn the TV on, the screen will continue to stay black, other times when I turn the TV on it will work just fine. Has anyone else had this problem

8 Answers


Eric 10/09/2018.

Not sure


don r 10/08/2018.

Use your warranty to have it fixed or replaced.


MrWakeup 10/08/2018.

The screen was gifted? So was it used? or new? You don't specify how old it is originally or what model number it is.

After reviewing some of the reviews that 'Insigina' screens are getting it certainly does seem like there's an issue with on some of these units.

You may need to have it serviced.

Some other ideas, is to unplug and press and hold the power button for 10 seconds to reset the unit and try it again. But some people state that resetting it doesn't always help or work.


spacemissing 10/08/2018.

Take it to a TV repair shop.


PoohBearPenguin 10/08/2018.

Insignia is a very hit-or-miss brand. The one my friend has is over 5 years old and still going. Others have had their sets die on them with weeks of the warranty ending.

January/February is the best time to buy a new TV. Otherwise the next best time is right now -- just before the holidays. Black Friday is the WORST time to buy a new TV.


Starrysky 10/08/2018.

If bought with certain credit card, the factory 1 year warranty might be doubled. Contact gifter about that.


khalil 10/08/2018.

it seems there is a bad capacitor in the power supply board .... call mr engineer


Anonymous 10/08/2018.

This is why they are gifts

Literally any gift/free item i got from amazon croaked within a week


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