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Controls Don't Work

I have an Insignia 26" LCD flat screen and it is hooked up to a cable box. It's been functioning perfectly up until the point that there was no sound when using cable. I called the cable company and they said that somehow the mute on the cable box got locked on. While waiting for them to figure it out, I was using the remote for the TV to go through various menus to see if I could detect a problem with the TV itself. They eventually gave me an unlock code for the cable box and the sound restored. However, now, NONE of the controls for the TV work, except the power button. THIS INCLUDE THE CONTROLS ON THE TV ITSELF!!!! The volume doesn't work, the menu button doesn't work. The input button doesn't work. I have never heard nor seen anything like it. My only control now is through the cable remote, which doesn't work particularly well with Insignia TV's. At this point, I can't even watch a DVD because I can't get the TV to switch inputs. PS, I've tred unplugging it for several minutes to reset it. No go! HELP!!!!

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  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2007

    Having the same problem. Very frustrating!

  • bwicks Dec 07, 2007

    My controls quick working on my tv and the remote. The only thing I can do is turn the tv on and off. My warranty is out and I have a big giant paper weight sitting on the shelf! Does anybody have a solution for this problem? I already tried plugging and unplugging the tv and that didn't work. Please help!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2008

    I have the same prob....and it's stuck on a "all cartoon" station. only the pwr button works. Remote doesn't work, or buttons on the T.V. only the power button works...crazy..

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    I must have pressed the wrong button on the remote at some point because now I only have a white screen with black snow flakes. I can only access the menu to change the volume or color, I cannot access the menu to choose TV, DVD or VCR. I have tried using all the buttons on the remote and on the TV, nothing works. I click the TV button on the remote, the light works so I know the batteries are ok. Normally after pressing TV/I forget what the other letters are on this button) the menu comes up to choose TV, DVD or VCR. I'm connected to a satellite dish. Can anyone help, how do I get my picture back?

  • freewing Sep 05, 2008

    Suddenly I cant receive any channels above 14, neither with the remote or from the controls on the set itself. Other tv's in the house work fine. Help

  • dren 1 Oct 20, 2008

    i have the same problem please help

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I have the same problem as the rest of everyone, too bad Insignia hasn't issued any help anyone that owns their TV over one year. I guess they don't make TV's to last more than 1 year anymore for your $$. I couldn't believe Best Buy continues to sell this disposable HD LCD flat screen when I saw them on the shelf still today.
Anyways, if someone find out that the cost is reasonble to fix this, please relay, thanks "burnt" consumer

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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I have this EXACT SAME problem with my Insignia 26" LCD TV. I was three weeks out of warranty when it happened and Insignia wouldn't do anything to help me. I brought it to three repair shops and each repairman said that they couldn't guarantee they could fix it even IF they got the right parts. Anyhow, the TV repairman had it for three months (getting parts shipped from Asia, repair time, etc.) and he couldn't fix it. He also told me that tons of other people have the issue and that Insignia is replacing their TVs under warranty. So, if your TV is still under warranty, call Insignia. You just have to pay for shipping and shipping insurance. Hope this helps!

Posted on May 18, 2007

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