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How To Unlock Tv?

How do i unlock a rca tv without a remote can i use the menu screen to unlock it

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Re: How To Unlock Tv?

If that's a dlp unit they are garbage ive had two and both died in same manner in less than a year one the bulb blew on in three months after purchase then went blank and started making a high pitched squealing sound had to argue with rca2.gif cust support after repair shop said they could not fix it rca finally sent me a new one but with less features after i argued with them for another three that one did the same thing after three months now rca wont even talk to me and ive got a 100lbs paperweight that does nothing i was told it was the light engine at a cost of around a grand for part so don't waste your money on a repair shop mine is still sitting there blank and i understand this is a common problem from checking the web just roll it in the back yard spend you money on one that will work im going lcd this time and i do houseld appliances not tvs so dont worry about rating me i like to pass this info on every chance i get just to help my friends at rca

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Need tv code, tv is locked


Turn on the TV and grab the remote. In most cases, you will need the original remote to unlock the TV if you aren't sure of the unlock code. If you don't have the original remote, you will need to purchase one.
Look at the screen. If you see a blank screen with a red key on the bottom of the screen, press 'Function' and 'Mute' at the same time. This should unlock the channel. This is an option for people who want the TV to stay locked but, want to be able to bypass the lock to watch a certain show or channel. All other channels will remain locked and the TV will fully lock when it is turned off.
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Call the technical support service number in your owner's manual if none of those codes work. A technician can help you troubleshoot the television because the problem may not be the locking control. When you call, make sure that you have the model number and serial number of the TV.
Take your television to a TV repair shop. In some cases, a professional who access to wiring diagrams for your television set may have to rewire certain components in order for the television to unlock. This is usually the case when the TV locks by itself while it is on.

Also note that forgotten the passcode of your Mitsubishi TV. You can make it alive without knowing the passcode. Please follow
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You can view your locked TV, cancel the lock, or enter the V_chip lock menus.

This is done by pressing the number "9" and "QV" buttons on the remote TV control at the same time, when your passcode is requested. This process temporarily unlocks the TV.
When entering the V_Chip lock menu, this process deletes your old passcode and prompts you to enter a new passcode.

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