ShopJimmy TV Repair & Share Success Stories


Filtered by TV model: Vizio E470I-A0


No picture - Bailey on December 19th, 2018

I got on the shop Jimmy videos and did exactly what they said. I found out that the light strips were burnt-out. I ordered the set of light strips put them in TV works great better than it ever did. I set the TV to factory specs I found out that the ... Read More >

Backlight Replacement - Travis on October 25th, 2018

My tv is a Vizio. I purchased it in 2014. About 4 years later, I had horizontal and vertical dark lines on tv. That lasted about a month. Then no picture one day, just audio. Local tv repair charged half of price of new tv to repair. Thanks to the st... Read More >

I messed up at first but Shopjimmy come to the rescue! - Jerry on September 28th, 2018

I followed the Youtube vid most others here have also done but I went a different route, I purchased LED strips from a used TV parts vender on Ebay, I didn't read the entire add but seen the LEDs that would fit my TV so ordered them for 35 bux shippe... Read More >

LED Replacement - Thomas on August 27th, 2018

Followed the You Tube video from Shop Jimmy. Meter test of the power supply circuit board showed 130v. Video said that indicated bad LED's. Ordered LED's. Disassembled TV down to expose LED's. Replaced LED's. Reassembled. TV worked great!

Easier than I thought! - Tiffany on August 10th, 2018

My 4 year old Vizio seemed to be dead out of nowhere. My first thought was to just throw it out and buy a new one,. Until I came upon the ShopJimmy repair video. I followed along and changed my LED lights...good as new!

Saving money - Richard on January 19th, 2018

After seeing that the tv had no picture, I went to youtube and found a video on how to check the set. Shop Jimmy was explaining how to diagnose my tv's condition. I found that the back light had a problem. Ordered the LED KIT. Followed repair instruc... Read More >

Works great - Kenneth on December 30th, 2017

Led's weren't functioning, used a multimeter to narrow everything down to some bad led's on a few strips. Replaced them with a whole new set like recommended and it works great.

E470i-AO No back lights, made the repair with shopjimmy and saved my TV. - Robert on November 15th, 2017

My Vizio E470i-AO had no picture, with shopjimmy videos i was able to determine it was the backlights. I ordered the parts and by following shopjimmy Youtube videos I made the repair and now I don't have to purchase a new TV. Thanks shopjimmy!

Replaced my 47" Vizio LED's! - Sean on September 22nd, 2017

I bought this TV from a friend who used its failure as a reason to buy a 4K TV. It was dim in the middle of the TV and from research, figured it was the LED's. It took about two hours, I took my time, and now I have a great TV for about $125.

Vizio E470i-ao replaced 12 led strips - John on September 4th, 2017

Well on August 30 2017, I started by viewing the youtube on your site on how to take my TV apart, and 1 step at a time I did what I considered would be a tough task, but it turned out to work out as you said. Well, my TV is working.

47" Vizio No Power Fixed!!! - Casey on April 27th, 2017

Watched the ShopJimmy YouTube video and discovered that the problem with my 47" Vizio TV was the Power Board not putting out any volts on the 12 pin connector. So I ordered a new one from ShopJimmy, installed it and ON she went. Thanks a million!!!

Replaced led light strips - James on March 25th, 2017

Our 4 yr old Vizio developed a dark band across the screen. My son and I are pretty handy so we thought we would try replacing the led light strips. The video on Shop Jimmy was exactly what we needed. We finished the job and saved our tv for only $65... Read More >

Partial distorted dark screen backlights - Mark on January 30th, 2017

3 year old 47" Vizio picture failure. Watched some of the YouTube videos that ShopJimmy has posted and figured out my problem. Step by step directions and troubleshooting were right on. Ordered replacement LED strips, replaced as suggested and fix... Read More >

Vizio E470I-A0 - Keith on January 27th, 2017

Easy fix, it takes some time to do but its well worth the the time and money... Just watched a shopjimmy video on how to fix it and followed every step... Like I said it was easy!

Power supply repair - Patrick on November 14th, 2016

I inherited a 47" Vizio LCD TV, the backlights worked intermittently. After viewing Shop Jimmy videos which help me diagnose the problem, I order the power supply. It arrived quickly. Successfully replace the PS, refreshed all connections, and it wor... Read More >

  • TV Model: Vizio E470I-A0
  • TV Symptoms: Intermittent Start-up, No Picture

thank u so much - Alfredo on November 2nd, 2016

I AM SO HAPPY. I REPLACE ALL STRIP BACKLIGHT THAT I ORDER FROM SHOPJIMMY.COM. I TURN IT ON AND ITS WORKING LIKE NEW.

55" Vizio TV - Larissa on November 1st, 2016

Two years ago I bought a brand new vizio 55" and the screen went black recently. I bought the LED strips and watched the YouTube video from shop jimmy and my TV is back up and pretty!!

Vizio E470i-A0 LATKOCBP With LC470DUG(JF)(R1) Panel Replaced LEDs - John on October 14th, 2016

Checked out if panel had image with flashlight, it did. Checked power to LEDs, had power but high. Replaced all LEDs strips, TV now has image again. youtube videos very helpful to diagnose and repair.

Vizio 47" LED no picture - James on September 21st, 2016

I watched the videos on youtube. I replaced the power supply board. I should have checked the voltages first. I replaced the LED's and the picture is GREAT. Very easy to do. I made the thin plastic, to remove the glass panel, from an .88 noteboo... Read More >

Replaced LEDs in Vizio E470i-A0 - Jason on September 19th, 2016

Do the tests to see if it is leds or power module first. 130 LED is good. <130 is faulty board/module. Mine was 200+ which is bad LEDs. Followed the step by step video. The video made the difference. BIG help. Easy fix

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