Question about RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television

3 Answers

Tv keeps changing channels on its own and remote not working

Posted by on

  • amandap6017 Feb 24, 2009

    we have comcast. and when the universal remote has batteries it keeps changing it to 012...or 12 and it has never done this before....when we take out the batteries and just use the reg cable remote the channels dont change...but what would cause this??? its never happened beore and nothing has spilled on it. it was working fine and one sec i was trying to change it to 70....so it would change and then change back but now it wont even let me type in 70...and it would also cause the reg cable remote to blink twice, the universal remote would blink 4times....it was like a patter....i dont know but it was scarey!

×

3 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I disconnected the front buttons of my set. Pop off the speaker cover and note which color wires come off the buttons and then take off the lower back and you can see where it connects to a board. Generally the far right connection but trace the wires. After doing that my channels quit cycling and everything but the front buttons work.

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 135 Answers

Hi There!
Try removing the batteries from the remote. You may have had some liquid spill over it. It then becomes sticky and when one button is stuck, no other function will work. If the channels still change by itself then you have a TV problem. If it works fine, then have the remote seen to. Good Luck, JUS004

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

It might be a ghost. Some people believe ghost change channels on televisions.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My viewsonic keeps changing channels which makes it impossible to use. We've unplugged it and everything. once you power it on, thats all it does. it continueusly changes channels. please help


The first thing to try is to see if a button is stuck on the remote or on the TV.
Remove the batteries on the remote and see if that helps. If it fixes the problem, you'll need to replace the remote.
If that doesn't help, look close at the buttons on the TV to see if one is jammed on. If changing channels continually up, then check the channel up button on the TV, if down then check the down button.
Worst case, you might have to take the back off the TV and unplug the cable feeding the external button panel on the TV and only use the Remote (for safety, rememeber to unplug the TV while doing any work on it).

Nov 28, 2013 | ViewSonic N3235w 32" LCD TV

1 Answer

Same problem as above.Disney p1310ATV lost the remote. No Phone # in orginial manual.Television system NTSC (American TV Standard) I have tried other universal remotes also I have a Sony RM-V210 universal...


there may be a problem with the tvs remote sensor. most universal remotes you dont even have to enter any codes you just have to follow the same steps to enter the code but instead of entering a code all you have to do is press the channel up button after following all other steps, just keep pressing up until it turns the channel on the tv then press enter or similar button after it changes the channel and this should lock in the code without entering a specific code.And if all other remotes only half the buttons work on if it happens with every universal remotes then it probably a problem with the remote sensor or the tv . Good luck too ya!!!

Jan 02, 2011 | Disney 13" TV

1 Answer

Tv aux channel issues


youll have to use the original remote to be able to do that still. always keep the original tv remote because of those issues.

Jun 02, 2010 | Symphonic ST420FF 20" TV

1 Answer

Menu keeps flashing remote control wont work, cant change channel or volume.when i hold down channel up andmess with remote sometimes it changes channel. channel down button is only one that doesnt change...


U have 2 situations:
1st U have a tv Key stucked or internal control board defective.
2nd U have a broken tv remote control.

Note: Check for stuck pressed keys on TV, if not send to repair shop, for checkup.

Nov 29, 2009 | Insignia IS-LCDTV32 32 in. Television

1 Answer

Sky remote wont control on/off , volume, or terrestrial channels


Press tv on the Sky remote

press and hold select and red until the led blinks twice
type in 0 0 6 0
press the power button, if the tv turns off then the press select and the remote should work all the tv functions.

If the tv does not turn off then press tv then the power button and keep doing this until the tv turns off, once it turns off press select and it should work.

If you have any problems let me know

Dazz

Feb 15, 2009 | Samsung LW20M21C 20 in. LCD Television

1 Answer

My tv keeps changing the channels on its own


take out the batteries of all the remotes that are able to change the channel and put a piece of duct tape over the infared reciever and if it still does it, it is most likely defective.

thanks,
Nate

Aug 22, 2008 | RCA Universal Remote Control

2 Answers

Channel keeps changing


It sounds like a stuck button or switch. What happens when you hit the channel DOWN, does it still keep scrolling down?
Is this with or without the remote?
Have you tried it with the remote and or the TV?

Let me know whether you are changing the channels with the remote or the buttons on the tv and I can try to give you a couple more suggestions.
Mac =)

Feb 12, 2008 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

After programming my new universal remote, the tv keeps changing chanels! wont stop!


you need to program your remote control. take the battaries out. and maually turn the tv on. then hit the source you want to view. for example, I want to control the tv set. I push, code search and hold it then push the source button and then release the source button and then release the code search button. now, aim at the tv and then keep pressing power button till it goes off. when the tv is off, hit return or set or something like that.( every remote has different calling for it but still the same function) it should work. try it and let me know.

Mar 06, 2007 | GE HO976855-Device Universal Remote with...

1 Answer

Front controls mixed up & remote doesn't work


the channel down button is stuck on, you need to replace this switch internaly to the set.

Nov 14, 2006 | Sony KV-36FS100 36" TV

4 Answers

Channels keep changing


ok, let's try the simplest things first.... unplug the tv from the wall, and remove the batteries from the remote. wait about 5 or 10 minutes. reinstall the batteries and plug the tv back in. try it again. actually since you said you tried another remote, you can skip removing the batteries from the remote. if it still does it, try unplugging the tv overnight. if it still doesn't work right then, you have a processor problem, and need to have it looked at by a service tech.

Jul 07, 2006 | Toshiba 36A40 36" TV

Not finding what you are looking for?
RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television Logo

172 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RCA Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

72620 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1207 Answers

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2296 Answers

Are you a RCA Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...