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Does not change channels when arrowing up or down

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  • lillyb188 Oct 13, 2008

    tried turning off tv. did not work. put new batteries in remote. still had problem. but the remote then let us set up memory of channels. and now it works.. thanks to you . the remote would not do this before. must have needed more power.

    Lilly

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Hi,

Let's try the simple ones first:

  • determine if any of the buttons on the front panel control are stuck;
  • try a reset, unplug from the mains for a couple of hours to dissipate residual power. Hopefully this will revert the unit back to factory defaults;
  • double check the remote and its batteries.
Other than the above, all other diagnosis and test would require opening the unit.
This of course would require a fair familiarity of electronic components/circuitry and safety procedures, use of a DVM and a soldering iron. It would be to your added advantage access to a service manual or at the very least a schematic diagram with voltage readings. Should you be uncomfortable performing a DIY (do-it-yourself), perhaps your best bet would then be to seek the services of a qualified professional.

If you are considering a DIY, pls post back brand and model.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back as requested, how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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Reset settings of your tv to default factory settings

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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    pankaj rautela Oct 13, 2008

    check it manually also through the buttons on the tv if they are changing then the problem is in remote

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Hi......
What TV model r u having.....?

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

  • Swaminathan R
    Swaminathan R Oct 13, 2008

    The common reason will be,
    The Buttons in the remote may have been faltered....so its good to check the remote.....
    To confirm it...Try to change the channels directly in the TV itself......

    Waiting for your reply......
    Thank you for using fixya......


  • Swaminathan R
    Swaminathan R Oct 13, 2008

    And i need a confirmation that only the channel buttons are not working on your remote...
    If not, try replacing old with new batteries........


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This is issue with the remote. need to replace ir.

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

  • Legin Varghese
    Legin Varghese Oct 13, 2008

    You can open the remote and clean the green circuit board with few drops of alcohol and then try.

    Let me know if you need further assistance.

    thanks for using Fixya.

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