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TV will suddenly change channels, change volume, or go to set up screen by itself

We had a repair man through a major electronics store come to fix our TV because the TV would suddenly change channels, change the volume, or go into the set up screen by itself. We were told that the cable box through our cable company could be sending signals to the "motherboard" of the TV and cause it to do this, and we need to unplug the TV for atleast 2 hours to let it reset itself. Well, it is happening about once a month now, and its getting annoying! Is this possible, or is there something REALLY wrong with the TV?

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  • Sean Skelley Oct 08, 2006

    This was very helpful, and the remote sensor and microprocessor were replaced, but now its doing it again! I think it may be a design flaw of Toshibas overall!

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    My TV keeps switching off. I tried changing outlet to plug in the power cord, changed the cable box, but still have the same problem. What is wrong with the TV and how do I fix it?

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Yes and this is a common problem! First lets check out the obvious/ when theis fault starts to happen take out the batteries out of the remote control. If the problem stops then you need a new remote. If the proplem persist the remote sensor assy is bad in the tv set. Ive never heard a cable box causeing a motherboard to act up?? Wait arent mother boards in computers?? lol. believe me you need to tell the tv msn to replace the rmote sensor. Now in an extremly rare cases the microprocessor was causing the problem BUT highly unlikly. Good Luck

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