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Tv wonn't shut off

My tv won't shut off with the remote or by the button on the tv. What can I do?

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  • Kid1977 Feb 16, 2008

    I have an Akai 32 inch tv CT3216. Please help.

  • Kid1977 Feb 19, 2008

    Thank you for help. It was great. I'll know what to do in the future if it happens again.

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Have you tried unplugging the set for several minutes and then plugging it back in?

There is a separate circuit in the TV that turns the set on & off with either the front panel button or remote. The front power button does not switch the 110V directly.

The circuit could be either be a relay or solid state switch that turns on the main power supply.

It sounds like you have a problem with that circuit and you'll need to take the set in to be serviced.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance to you.

Good luck!

- Jim

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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