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Turning on tv

When turning on, or trying to turn on the tv screen, I must turn the monitor on and off over and over again in order to change the channels. Most of the time I am spending five minutes or more turning the monitor on and off just to get the thing to change channels. Please help. By the way, I already had to buy and install the component to get the picture to work. shawn

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  • shawn anderson Jun 25, 2007

    Even when I try to turn on the tv without the remote, I still have the problem. What is a tactile switch and where is it located?



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It sounds like a tactile switch stuck causing the problem . it is the remote control working?

Posted on Jun 20, 2007

  • Luis Amado Jun 27, 2007

    One of the function buttons could'be stuck..
    what exactly is the component. that you already install? in order to help you better I need more information. have a good day



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