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TV power on and off problem

2 year old 42" toshiba dlp hdtv...the tv wont turn on or off via the remote....its not the remote because it works for other devices... i think it may have something to do with the sensor on the front...i have to use the power button on the side of the tv to turn it on...

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    My remote lights up whenever i press any buttons, but the TV does not respond at all to anything. Have to turn it on and off from the side of the tv.

    What is the solution, is there a way to reset the connection?

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2008

    15 months old tv, power shut down by itself, change the lamp and still the same thing.

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Look on the right side of the cabinet for a vent. Shine a flashlight into the vent and check for obstruction(dust). This will cause unit to overheat. clear obstruction and test.

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Sensor on the front is either bad or the connection came off.
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