questionshas anyone else had hdmi ports die on their vizio…

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Actually not with a vizio, but with a different brand. It took me a few trys to realize that one of my cables had somehow managed to get a slight bend in the connector to allow it to not make the connection right. I only figured it out when I wiggled the connection and got a moment of pass thru.

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I've got a 32" and a 22" Vizio, and no problems with either. They're both 3-5 years old.

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I had all HDMI ports on a Sony TV die. I think it was the result of a power surge through the coaxial cable (since I had the TV power plugged into a protector but not the cable). It was still under warranty - the guy replaced something inside the TV and now they all work again.

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@ihatedealswoot: I thought maybe it was the cable too, bought new ones and it only worked if I moved to a new port. Then the new one died, then same thing, over and over. :(

@okham: I have 3, a 22", a 42" and a 47" and this is the only problem I've had, and it was after I moved it - so don't move them!!! :)

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@benyust2: Thanks for that tip, I had thought about that as being an option as to what happened but wasn't sure if it was actually possible. I believe the surge protector I have has a spot for the coax, but the ex did not have it running through there so I didn't do it when I moved the tv up there. I will find another cable run that through tonight!

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I have a 47" led vizio in the bedroom and have not had this problem at all, its been moved a few times as well.

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@lmensor: Yeah, after that happened, I made sure not to connect it again without using the surge protector. I guess those coaxial ports on the surge suppressor are there for a reason!

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I don't own a Vizio, but I run all my connections through a surge suppressor and have had no problems. :::knocks on wood:::

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I have a Vizio 60 led. Had problems with the HDMI ports saying "No Signal" Here is the fix. Unplug the tv and disconnect all devices from the HDMI ports. Now hold down the power on button on the TV for 30 seconds. Make sure the power is off all the devices you are connecting to the TV. Connect the HDMI cables back into the HDMI ports on the TV. Plug the TV back into the wall Power Outlet. All ports should now work again. Good Luck!

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@bowlenj: thank you!!! that worked perfectly
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bowlenj you are the man!!! That just saved me a couple hundred bucks!

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@bowlenj: O-M-G!!! That worked! I can't believe it. I called Vizio and they were stumped. They said I'd have to replace the main board! You ARE da MAN! Now for fixing my wifi. I think that will be a module replacement, that possibly I can do myself. Thanks again! This internet thingy is great!

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@msh9475: Spoke too soon. It only lasts for a couple of minutes. I've done it twice and then it stops working a couple of minutes later. Sigh.

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I have a Vizio 47" I've had it over 5 yrs. one night after a storm, one of my HDMI plugs which was connected to cable box does not work.

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Same deal with my Vizio 55". HDMI ports stopped working. The TV says NO Signal. If you shut the tv off for a while it will work for a while but then go back to NO Signal. Sometime its sooner then later. Other times the tv will run for hours. Tried switching ports and I could not even get the other ports to work at all.

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@bowlenj That did it. Thanks. That was clutch

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@bowlenj: You are a genius. I have been searching for an answer to this, had Vizio on the phone, online, and they still couldn't give me such simple and meaningful information. I've had this problem for a while now and your simple answer gave me back my television. THANK YOU!!!