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FPA LOCK IS ON HOW DO I TURN IT OFF?DONT HAVE REMOTE . HAVE A UNAVERSAL REMOTE

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  • cj4126 Apr 27, 2008

    same thing when pushbottons it say fpa lock is on i cant do anything

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You will need an original remote I'm afraid. Cannot be done with a universal remote.

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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I had the same problem on my rca tv. FPA was locked out. i lost the remote and could not turn the tv on.
i have the answer for you. yay me.
THE FPA CAN BE MANUALLY RESET BY DOING THE FOLLOWING.
YOU MUST QUICK CYCLE THE POWER.
DO THIS BY RAPIDLY PLUGING AND UNPLUGING THE POWER CORD FROM THE WALL OUTLET.
DO NOT UN PLUG IT COMPLETELY OUT OF THE WALL SOCKET. JUST FAR ENOUGH TO SEVER THE FLOW OF ELECTRICITY. YOU MUST GO IN AND OUT VERY FAST. AND WALLAH, PROBLEM FIXED. YOU CAN THANK ME IF YOU WISH. HAVE A GREAT DAY.

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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