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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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Re: TV turns on and changes channels on its own

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

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Re: TV turns on and changes channels on its own

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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