Question about RCA 27F530T 27" TV

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No picture or sound.

I have good power supp.,good fuses, and no bad solder in board,no apparent heat or smell. I have power @ switch,at least the light is ill. as soon as you plug the unit in, and you can hear a faint clicking sound for a sec. as if a cap is storing power. But no pic. or aud. Why is power indicator on before I push power button? No change after pushing power button.

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  • David Hardy Jul 31, 2006

    To Ted Marx38; Again, as I said "no disrespect intended," I was just eager for an idea.--DrDave

    To Techman; Thanks for the specs. And for the thought, but yes, I am qualified.:) Have a great day!!--DrDave

  • David Hardy Aug 05, 2006

    Well I don't know if this is the right way to go about this, but I am new to this site, so here goes; I solved my problem after satisfying my flow chart and finding nothing. So I decided to try an aftermarket remote. But, since I lost my code list, I had to try and retrieve the code via auto search. I entered the correct code and Viola, on comes A & V! I went into the menu and reset the parental lock to "off", and the front panel became operational!--SWEET:) The code for this GE remote was 100
    I have control over all func. except switch to video in..which does suck, but after i locate a factory remote, that issue will be cured. Simple fix, Free TV!!!:)
    Thanks again, I will be back--DrDave

  • 60wayne Nov 16, 2007

    Have power, clicks but not video and no sound. Problem was parental control on (dont know why) so I followed procedure to reset by holding both volumn down (on TV) and clear (on remote) for 5 seconds. It worked. Have a working TV again. Thanks DRDave for the solution and without any cost!

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How do you know the power supplys good? Its probably whats always bad on these sets. If the horizontal output is shorted, the flyback is also bad. The the HOT is not shorted, take a scope and on plugging in the set make sure you have a drive waveform, at least 3 to 6 Volts PIV. If you have all the proper tools and equipment, this is an easy set to troubleshoot. If you dont and trying to fix it with a multi-meter alone, Sorry is'ent going to happen. A TV set is not a place to go into and experiment with. Its a solid state set so there are no user serviceable parts inside. Please! Take this set into a pro to be diagnoised and serviced before you end up hurting yourself and or causeing much more damage to the set then there already is.. Good Luck

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Dave, see the solution I posted on the other thread, the one where you made the comment. This link should work. http://www.fixya.com/support/t114288-rca_buttons_remote_work

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