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Buttons dont respond correctly

TV works fine at times then randomly the menu pops up and stays on. When this happens, the remote stops functioning and the channel buttons act as they would but pressing them also causes the menu button to be pressed, the volume buttons cause a screen to be shown that displays "P:0 1.09 V:0" pressing the Volume buttons then changes the V value from 0 to 254... Dont really know what to do except to press 4 of the buttons in at the same time and itll funciton fine until the menu randomly comes up again... please help

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  • Kasedo Aug 23, 2007

    It would seem like the menu button is sticking, because thats the one that gets 'pressed' when pressing others. Ill open it and check it out.

    By the way, would you have a copy of the service manual that I can download?



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Sounds like one or more of the keypad buttons are sticking - That would also cause the remote control to stop functioning.When you saw "P:0 V:0" you somehow managed to put the tv into the service menu. Pull the keyboard away from the plastic buttons and make sure nothing is in the way.

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