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No set up menu menu does not come up using remote or tv front panel buttons.

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  • Robb1971 Jan 08, 2009

    Tried to reset by unplugging several times with no luck

  • Robb1971 Jan 08, 2009

    What internal part would cause this malfunction.

  • Robb1971 Jan 09, 2009

    volume as well as channel buttons on the front of the tv work fine as well as using the remote its the options such as the sleep timer, menu and display functions that are not working for some reason. is there a module or card that controls these functions?

  • Robb1971 Jan 09, 2009

    on this model the vol up/down buttons pressed togeather are used to access to menu options.

  • Robb1971 Jan 09, 2009

    I believe its 5 to 7 years old.

  • Robb1971 Jan 09, 2009

    I purchased a universal remote and a replacement OEM remote still does not bring up the options menus

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Take your remote control and check it if its working or not .Take a cellphone with camera this is the latest gadget to check all kinds of remote control If its ok. In your cellphone open the camera then focus it infront of the remote control were the IR led or eye is located. Then press any button of remote control, you will see it glowing from the remote infrared eye while pressing any button If its okey, If the remote is defected it will not glow. Check all the button by pressing one by one if its glow If not then the problem is your remote .There is three causes why its not functioning first teh IR led or the eye is loosed contact or cold solder ,secondly the crystal 500,501,503,504 whatever number you have ,it is a square in shaped has only two colors either yellow or blue thirdly is the system memory IC is no available in the market . In the Infrared eye of the remote you must renew or resoldered the parts joints,so it will contact again and resolder all soldered parts there . Then if your remote control is glowing whatever button you press then it is good 100%. Remote is fine and TV is not responding then the problem is the TV sensor receiver..The TV sensor receiver is in infront panel of the TV maybe loose contact connection or cold solder becaused you said you can operate the TV manualy its okey in remote not working.If you have a knowledge of electronics you can open the TV and do soldering works if not its better you bring this to electronic TV shop to avoid electricuted maybe this cost only you $50.

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The IR part of the remote would have malfunctioned or the buttons would have misplaced. Remove the remote casing and check for sufficient power supplies in all parts of the IR component. check the buttons whether they press the correct portion of the printed circuit board.

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Sir,

Do u using universal remote? if you use you must program your universal remote with the correct codes required to activate your TV. If not there is problem with menu sensor at the tv. open the front panel check whether the wires are short circuit or any fault in solder joint. U must replace the menu sensor in tv. Contact technician

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The issue is with the ssb (small signal pcb). It is a little pcb that plugs into the main pcb. part number is 313912725871

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If remote is not working then buy your self a universal remote then u have the possibilty to enter menu

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How old is the tv?

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Welcome-
does the tv have a menu button on the tv and the remote? if so it sounds like the motherboard isnt recognizing the command that is given to it by either the remote or the button on the front of the tv.

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Posted on Jan 08, 2009

  • Thomas Jan 08, 2009

    i dont know what part or parts would cause the problem but that is why i would suggest having a tv tech. look at it and they can tell you exactly what is wrong

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Please advise. does your volume,on/off,channel buttons still work on the t.v. set and the remote it's self?

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Unplug the tv for 5 minutes and see what happens

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Try reset .

Unplug the unit from power chord for 30 minutes and plug back the power chord to the unit .
This will reset your unit .

Try to press the menu button hardly in your tv after reset . If your problem still continues then its due to failure in internal connection . The sensor is not working properly for receiving signal from the remote.


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Unplug tv for 5 minutes then try again

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