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Intermittently shuts off

I have a Trutech PV1615T LCD 15" SD/HDTV that shuts off for no apparent reason. Does anyone have a repair manual so I can replace the on/off switch?

Also, trying to find the code for Dish Network to use their remote.

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  • info621 Mar 14, 2009

    Thanks, I have had several people in the industry say its a common failure with the set. They believe the intermittent shutting off is likely the switch shorting out. Its a varied pain...one minute its on, the next its off, three hours its on, the next minute off. Its random and never consistent. The only way to get it to turn back on it to unplug it then plug it back in and turn it on.

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To determine if a tact swtch is bad put the meter on it ohms will be open circut hit switch will be short 0 ohms you usually can feel if it is bad by contacts but if it turns your tv on and off it is good shutting on and off randomley will be on your logic pcb

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I know of no manual available for Trutech except maybe a flow chart. If you believe the tac switch is bad, all you have to do is un-solder it and use the remote to turn it on and see if it quits. You will probably have to locate a tv shop in your area that may have a scrap LCD set that he can match and take the tac switch out of. I have not encountered a bad tac switch by normal failure yet, in an LCD set, so I'm wondering how you determined the switch is bad? Please let me know?

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