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Sony KP-43t75 - Front panel buttons and IR sensor stopped working

I touched the channel changing button on the front when I was loaded up with static electricity. There was a rather large shock, and now the tv turns on and off by the front panel power button. Picture and sound are fine, but none of the other buttons and the remote control does not work anymore. I have the service manual and the tv apart, but I cannot isolate the problem. Any help will be greatly appreciated! - Rich.

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TRY UNPLUGGING THE SET FROM THE WALL FOR 2 MINUTES THIS WILL ACTIVATE THE AUTO RESET WHEN YOU PLUG THE SET BACK IN.

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