Question about RCA L32WD12 32 in. LCD HDTV

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RCA L32WD12 32in. HGTV LCD Television

The tv comes on and powers up to picture and sound. Everything is fine for 5 minutes. The tv then shuts down. Within a few seconds I am able to turn it back on and it will stay on for 5 minutes and then shut off.

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  • splash007 Mar 03, 2008

    Tv stays on for 1 hour then shuts off! Then 20 minutes and shiter each time? It seems like I have too power up the set for an hour for it to play for an hour?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    The TV was working great for a year then all of a sudden the sound went out one day. So I turned it off and back on and everything was great! Now the video and sound turns off at random times. I notice it more in the morning time than in the evening. Turn tv off and wait a bit and turn it on and it works again.

  • gary12 Jun 20, 2008

    RCA L32WD12 a little over a year old the sound goes off then picture disappears. Turn off tv then back on runs good for a few minutes then repeats. Does RCA have a recall on this Item.

  • donnawlthr Mar 01, 2009

    tv turns off after 5 minutes of operation, able to turn back on , then turns off again after 5 minutes, sleep timer is off , removed remote from the same room, isolated tv in darken room, problem persist. thanks wllm ps tv approx 1.5yrs old

  • walladuece Apr 03, 2009

    I have the same problem tv turns off or picture goes blank and turns to a green screen or it will go blank an a half scramble different channal will appear with no sound its frustrating is there a recall on this tv

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    television powers on however no picture, do these have a picture tube

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Tv turns on for about 10 seconds and the sound stays on but no picture



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I had the same problem happen this afternoon, so I took it apart, and the source of the problem is the key controller panel (behind the buttons). It's held in place by 2 screws, if you take the case apart, which is literally only 15 or 20 screws, and then loosen the 2 screws holding the key controller panel on, and then use a small screwdriver to space it out from the button caps. Tighten the screws, and put it back together. Just be careful not to let it go too far to the other side, or you'll have a problem with the menu going on and off at random, which is just as annoying.

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I have a rca hdtv L32WD12 a few minutes after turning it on no buttons works on the tv or the remote

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