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Akai TV repeatedly turns off and on

Our tv is repeatedly turning off and on with out stopping. It is a PDP4225M. 42" Plasma. What could be wrong?

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  • edwardinchic Jan 23, 2009

    I have the same problem with the same model and brand. It turned on this morning-no problems, then I turned it off for about an hour. I came back to turn it on and the remote didn't operate the tv. When I finally got it on manually, the AKAI blue screen logo came on, then the cable resolution in the upper right came on and I had volume for a half second, then nothing. It turned off automatically, but then it gets weird. After shutting off, it starts the cycle all over again by turning on. rinse, wash and repeat. What the eff? I have already had to make a repair to the tv before and now this? Don't buy this product or brand!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't care about the cost-it's not worth the frustration; there's a reason why sony can charge more.

  • Jay Abed
    Jay Abed Mar 16, 2009

    Got the same problem.. any fix..?

  • raddad34 Mar 27, 2009

    I am experiencing the same problem. It is my first (and last) Akai television.

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Yeah. I had the same problem. About 1 month ago my AKAI PDP4273M1 TV began turning off...then on. I happened to stumble on a temporary solution. I held one of the buttons down on the t.v. without letting go...and what do you know....the tv stayed on. So I rigged it to where the button (the "source" button) stayed in and I stuck a small object into the hole next to it (a small nail in my case). The catch is you have to use the remote becase none of the buttons on the tv work. Wonderful...so...I got that fixed and then today my picture gave out about 75 percent. What a Piece of S%#* TV. That is all I can say. My 2 1/2 year old TV is a POS and is going into the dump. Can you say hello to a new VIZIO. Hope that helps. Remember. NEVER BUY AKAI TV PRODUCTS AGAIN!!!!!

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