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Television response. Hi guys, my problem is that my t.v. responds occasionally to the remote. Most times not than usually. It's not the remote as i've tested it on my other t.v. and it works fine. can you help?

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  • Dreammaker5 Oct 06, 2008

    Thanks for the advice kevin, but i forgot to tell you that my t.v. model# WAS 19A20, an older t.v. model. Sorry about that. would the answer still apply to this model t.v.? Thanks again.

  • Dreammaker5 Oct 06, 2008

    Thanks a million Kevin once again kevin,i was going crazy trying to figure out what the problem was. I thought it was some electrical interference in the room that was causing it. Thank You!!!

  • Knoxy1 Feb 22, 2009

    I have the same problem, but the remote no longer works at all on a Toshiba 32" ? TV. Remote: CT9952 The Tv worked fine manually, until the channels were reprogrammed recently. Now we cannot get Channel 3 without the remote- which does not work..... Any ideas? I'd prefer not to get another tv. Where would I look for an add on port- for the previously mentioned sensor?

    Or is there another way to change the TV to channel 3? It skips by Channel 2 and 3 when using the channel buttons on the TV.



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I have a Toshiba 36ZP 36 inch TV Repair, no picture and it kept flicking up and down with blue screen..any hlp please.

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Its the IR sensor. You could go the DIY router and solder a new one back on, or buy an add on one if your set accepts it.

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  • Kevin Croissant Oct 06, 2008

    You could do the re soldering to any age tv, though i must warn you, as i forgot, always make sure NOT to use a coldheat soldering iron if you do! they put out raw voltage, and can kill the tv. The addon IR can only work for some TVs that have the ports for it. Also, Try cleaning the copper contacts leading to the IR sensor with an eraser and see if it works better.

  • Kevin Croissant Oct 06, 2008

    Hi again DreamMaker5. I was just following up to see if you got this fixed. I hope I was able to help.



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