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Can't get into service mode.

I've tried all the ways to get into service mode on this TV and can't get there. Am having a problem with the horizontal width. Have tried holding the menu button and then power, vol +. Have tried holding the chan - and vol - and it will not go into service mode. Do you have any other way to get into it on this TV.

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Re: Can't get into service mode. - RCA 32F531T 32" TV Standard (CRT) Televisions

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