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FPA Lock I have an fpa lock on my television. I am unable to change from channel to channel or use the volume and menu buttons on the tv. I do not have an rca remote control, however, I do have a substitute remote ("one for all") that will not allow me to use the menu. I've tried to change the settings with the menu selections but I cannot get the remote to work either. I'm thinking that this has something to do with the fpa lock but I'm definetely not sure. How can I remove the lock off? Is it a simple procedure?

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  • daddy130 Mar 16, 2008

    fpa lock is on lost origonal remote

  • neighbor40 Mar 17, 2008

    I found a RCA remote, got it set up so it will turn the set on and off, and change the channels and the volume - but it still won't give me entry to the menu. I push the TV button, then the menu -nothing. I push the cable button - menu - nothing. It is not the remote that came with the set - that one is gone - but it is RCA. Any further suggestions? This is for a neighbor who is a disabled Vietnam vet. I think the Closed Caption or the SAP button got pushed somehow, and then the FPA lock - so he is getting Spanish on non-spanish stations and some other weird auto overlay.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2008

    fpa

  • rickdog Mar 23, 2008

    fpa is locked dont have a remote when i turn it on it stays on for 2 minutes and it turns off what can i do

  • Lenonardo Apr 16, 2008

    FPA Lock is on and TV is none responsive

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    the fpa is on and i can't access the menu

  • wayne doyle Apr 29, 2008

    the fpa is locked i can't access menu

  • Mary Lansdowne
    Mary Lansdowne Jun 21, 2008

    tv is locked and can't turn on manually.

  • Anonymous Jul 08, 2008

    i cant change the channel or turn up the volume on the tv manuely help plz

  • ambercompton Aug 08, 2008

    i accidenty it the fpa lock and now my tv will not turn on but i found a romote for rca tv just like mine but it is not the one that came with it now i cant turn it on with the romote and i cant tur the volume uo what do i do

  • premald1965 Dec 25, 2008

    I HAVE 27 RCA TV AND PFA LOCK ON THE SCREEN HOW CAN I REMOVE

  • stretchdiaz Mar 25, 2009

    The fpa lock on my t.v. is on the screen is fuzzy and the t.v. is on channel 83. How can i remove the lock to change the channel

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After doing a little research, it looke like the front panel lock , can only be removed from the parental control menu using your remote. If your universal remote does not get you into the menu, see if you can borrow a friends rca remote long enough to get you into your menu & remove the fpa.

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The fpa lock on my t.v. is on the screen is fuzzy and the t.v. is on channel 83 how do i remove the lock to change the channel

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