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TV changing channels

Whenever I turn the TV on, it automatically starts going through the channels like one of the buttons is stuck. I took the batteries out of the remote to eliminate that possibility, and that didn't help. I then took the TV apart to examine the circuit board that holds the buttons on the front of the TV. I cleaned all the buttons with alcohol, cleaned connections, and cleaned the dust off everything else, just like I was taught in electronics school. That fixed the problem for 24 hours. I turned the TV off for the night, and the next morning, the problem returned. Any suggestions or other possibilities to try would be appreciated, because now I'm stumped!

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Re: TV changing channels

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I have the same issue with my INSIGNIA TV too ... Pravin ... can u please throw more emphasis on to "replace all the Front Panel micro switches - there will not be more than 6-8. Do not waste time identifying the faulty switch" and I will be really needing a step by step instructions !!!


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Re: TV changing channels

You seemed to have good knowledge and sense. You did the right thing so far. But, since the problem has reappeared, I suggest that you - at one stroke, replace all the Front Panel micro switches - there will not be more than 6-8. Do not waste time identifying the faulty switc. After all it is only around half a buck a switch! And time is more valuable.

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