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Why is my vizio tv not finding network connection anymore?

My tv was connecting to the internet fine. Now it won't find the wifi connection. I can connect with other devices to the wifi network so I know it's working. I have tried factory reset and it still did not work. When I look a the system information it says my WLAN MAC is all 0s Please help me figure out what part is broken so I can replace it because it is out of warranty

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