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Rca 42pa30rq I have an RCA 42PA30RQ television. It is a little over two years old. The TV will turn on fine, and has volume and fine picture. The problem lies with the fact that I cant make it change ANYTHING. I cant change channel, volume, input, settings, anything. The remote is the only way to turn it on and off, as the buttons on the side bar of the tv are inoperable. There has been no damage to the TV, and there have been no other issues before that. It simply started not responding. What could be wrong?

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Hi! Hope this will give hint... I understand some televisions nowadays are fully controlled using remote but there is always a standby power button for the television remote function. If the there is no power after turning on using the standby power button please check power cables, supplies and fuses. If the television has a standby power waiting the remote to act on but no response after pushing the remote's power button check the battery and its contact. Goodluck.

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SOURCE: iLO LCD Color HDTV does not change channels / volumn...just turns on/off

You need a new control board for your tv...
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You should contact Direct TV tech support to assist you in this matter. Has it ever worked when you had your service installed? The tech support people are good to talk you into configuring your remote over the phone. Let me know what happened. Thank you

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I too have exactly the same fault. The Tv even turns itself on in the middle of the night, i have to unpug it from the wall. It has been in for repair 3 times now, one guy said there is nothing wrong with it. I am keen to hear if anyone has had this fault resolved.
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Posted on Apr 26, 2011

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this is looking like a common LG problem our tv started doing this tonight

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