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Channel hopping As soon as I switch my tv on it automatically starts hopping through the channels only staying on each for about 3 seconds.

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If the channel change is going up the channel up button on the set is stuck or shorted. if the channels go down then its the channel down button on the set that is stuck or shorted. also check with the manufacurer for software upgrades.

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Always turn on your TV with the Sky box (or any other external device you want to use) turned OFF. When the TV is on, turn on the Sky box by pressing the "Sky" button at the top centre of the remote control. This will ensure that the TV recognises that there is an external input and it will automatically switch to the correct channel. It also ensures that your Sky remote control isn't in TV mode.

If you switch your TV to standby using the Sky remote after watching, the next time you use the Sky remote, it's still in TV mode. This is why your TV channels are jumping around.

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Without the specific model number, I can't give you teh exact sequence, but you need to setup the set to only enable channel 3. Work your way through the menus to select channel 3 as your "favorite" channel. Disable all of the others. The set should then turn on as channel 3 at all times. Feel free to post the model number and I'll pass along more details.
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Whats the process to change RF to channel 4?


1 Press POWER to turn the power off.
2 Press TV/VCR, current VCR Output Channel will appear on the LCD display.
3 Each time TV/VCR is pressed for 2 seconds, the LCD display changes as follow

clock press tv/vcr RF3 2 secondes later RF4.

• VCR Output Channel is automatically set during EZ Set Up.
1. If Channel 3 (or 4) is an active broadcast channel in your area, the Channel 4 (or 3) will be set.
2. If both channel are the active channel or none active channel, the VCR Output Channel will be set to Channel 3.
• Cancelled the EZ Set Up by pressing POWER during EZ Set Up before setting the Output Channel.
• VCR Output Channel will not change to previous VCR Output Channel if TV/VCR is pressed continuosly for more than 2
seconds.

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Hello my mother's rca tv is stuck on channel 91. when i turn it on and use the channel keys on the set, they don't change the channel. i'm trying to get it on channel 3 so she can watch her cable.


Press Setup until you see AutoProgram... press Volume ... you will see the channels start to change. It will cycle to ch 62 or so, then go back and do the lower channels. as soon as it hits 3, quickly press Setup. it will stay on ch3, if not do it again. Once you get it on ch3, press setup until you see Channel Add/Del ... press Volume to add it. Press setup until screen is cleared. Ch /- should now toggle between 3(cable) and 91(a/v in)

May 17, 2010 | RCA Televison & Video

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Channels and inputs change by themselves


sometimes unplugging it from the wall for a few minutes or even overnight can fix weird issues like this.

also, there is a small chance that a new channel scan thru the menu system might refresh the channel memory and clear it up.

this series of TV's are prone to a lot of problems tho, so it will likely soon be time to start shopping around.

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Channels won't stay put


Sounds like you may have a stuck button or bad switch on the keyboard. In rare cases you may have something interfering with the IR which you can test by blocking the sensor on the TV.

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Channel changes automatically


There are a few things that can cause this. #1 most often cause is either something spilled on the channel button or something wrong with the bezel where the buttons are located causing the button to be pressed all the time. Check the buttons on the tv and make sure none of them are stuck. #2 is a bad button (switch). Replace the switch or the control board. #3 is a short on the wiring harness going from the switch to the mian board. Maybe it's squished against the frame somewhere. #4 would be a bad main board. You will likely have to take this unit to a service centre to have it looked at.

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Trying to watch vcr on channel 4, but the vcr is set to channel 3


You can watch the TV programs
with the tuner of the unit. (Usually
channel 3 or 4 of the TV is
available for the RF converter
setting.) Be sure to connect the
unit to a TV using the RF cable.
1
Select channel 3 on your TV.
2
Press [VIDEO/TV] on the remote
control.
• If noise appears, change the
RF output channel of the unit to
CH 4 by pressing [VIDEO/TV]
for 3 seconds. The RF output
channel will alternate between
CH3 and CH4

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Zenith zn110


1. hold in "code search" till light stays on
2. press channel up until tv changes channel
3. press enter as soon as channel changes
note: if you pass  the  right code just use channel down to get back to it

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SPECIFIC FIX FOR GE 32GT660


I have the same problem, except that it would turn on by itself and then start changing channels. I had a can of compressed air and sprayed the button areas to see if there were sticking. It worked for a coupe of days, then started happening again. So I searched the web and found a response to a question someone else posted and the ensuing reply "most likely you have one of 2 things going on one is the foam between the buttons and the switches or you may have a switch getting leaky and would need replaced" Looks like I may have to taking the cover off and find some type of electronic cleaner, or replace the buttons. I find it odd that I got hits for the same issue with the same model. hhhhmmmmm?

Nov 21, 2006 | GE 32GT660 32" TV

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