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RCA TV always start in 'grid' mode -- any way to change that?

Hi -- I have a RCA F27668 TV that always starts in 'grid' mode. My manual is in French, so (since I'm not hip to French) is essentially useless. Is there any way to change the MODE of the screen startup, so that it just tunes in full-screen to the last channel? That mode thing is kinda nice (I guess), but useless to me. Help!

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  • bambimaj Aug 17, 2008

    I don't have the original remote and it is stuck in the guide star grid mode

  • HTMRC Sep 05, 2008

    I also have a RCA F27668 TV that now starts in 'grid' mode. It worked just fine for the first few years. Then one day the Grid came up empty without any program listings in the Guide Plus. We reset the Guide Plus System following the instructions in the Users Guide. It worked for a while but then stopped for no apparent reason. After that it started showing th grid mode periodically at start up.



    Now it also pops into grid mode while we're watching it so we keep the remote close by. We once tried leaving it in grid mode and found it will pop out of grid mode after a long while. One night we left it do it's own thing and found it switched into and out of grid mode several times within a few hours. All the TV Repair shops say that they'll look at it but really have no idea what it could be. Help!

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your going to need to do a resolder of dry looking solder jobs and or poor solder jobs
this could also be your front control board , try disconnecting it and see if the tv stays on
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