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TV turns on and changes channels on its own

TV turns on by itself and you'll walk into that room  to find it on.  It also changes channels on its own while you're watching and you can't get back to the one you were watching

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  • frogman1 Dec 27, 2007

    Changes channel and will not hold channel. It has also turned on by itself. Turned TV off for 12 hrs. This kept the channel stable for about 30 min.

  • Anonymous Sep 16, 2008

    TV turns on and changes channels on its own. Will not hold a channel and also the remote does not work anymore and it will not turn off without being unplugged.


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Keeps changing channel
Check voltage on D12 if below 4.8V then change
Changes channel or volume adjusts by itself
Check S900/1/2 on pcb H1, alternatively this could be due to failure of IC005 (CD4052BCM-FL63) on pcb A

Posted on Nov 24, 2007

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Take back off tv then remove motherboard then remove channel/volume board remove push button which is causing problem,in my case it was the channel up button,just remove with soldering gun.Good luck

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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