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Front panel button access

I have a toshiba 36a43 with the dreaded ''menu-keeps-popping-up'' problem. it was suggested to unsolder the menu button o the front panel. how difficult is it to remove the back panel? is it just a matter of removing the screws? Once i get the back off, are the front panel buttons easily accessible?
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  • Donavan C Jun 23, 2009

    OK, got the back panel off, no problem. however, getting to the MENU button has proven to be a major PITA!!! There are tiny black boxes (i'm guessign they are the actual switches) that are behind each button on the front panel. I've tried my best to move the box (switch) that is for the MENU but i cannot move it.

    Can i just break that thing off or what? this is my only TV and it's killing me being without something to watch!!

  • Donavan C Jul 02, 2009

    Do these switches have to be soldered onto the board?



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You would be better off replacing all the switches on the front panel with Part # 23344507. You can order them through Encompass Elect. 800-638-3328.
Hope this Helps,

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