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Fpa lock on my rca tru flat tv

My rca 32 inch tru flat tv has a fpa lock on it and can't get the lock mod off. Can't do anything on the tv.

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    fpa lock is on and can not even turn the tv on

  • usfbullstud Apr 16, 2009

    mine also - don't have the remote for the tv either and am trying to assist my sister via phone to get this fixed so that she can auto program. The cable also appears to be snowy.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    My rcatru flat 13" is reading fpa lock on and will not allow us to do anything

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Here is my solution. somebody either needs to give me a solution without a remote or fuckin mail me a remote. and if i ever run into these RCA dipshits, ima beat some ***** *** for puttin the damn lock on there in the first place.
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Jay and Silent Bob

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

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According to the RCA manual to get the parental control lock off--press the VOLUME- botton on your tv while simultaneously pressing the VOLUME- button on your remote control to unlock the tv.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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Fpa lock on cant get it off

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