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T.V. turns itself off

My television turns itself off and won't turn back on without resetting by unplugging and plugging back into an electrical outlet. The last time I tried to reset the television it Autolocked itself out of every channel. How can I fix this problem. The television is only about 4 & 1\2 years old. Ticker at bottom of screen gets cut-off.

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  • Anonymous May 17, 2009

    Same problem - I even paid $120 to have it fixed; and they replaced something. Worked for a while; now it cuts itself off and on and for awhile would reset; but now it doesn't last. Am getting another tv - too expensive to keep this one.

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What make/model is the TV?

If it's in a cabinet or other enclosure, try taking it out - it may be overheating.

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