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Shuts off TV will work fine for a while, then shut itself off. Picture goes black, then power LED goes out.. Seems to try to turn itself on again (LED lights for a sec and you hear the normal noise) then turns off again for good. Usually you cant turn it on again right away but if you try again in an hour or so it works.

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  • neednonrcatv May 11, 2008

    I have the same problem my RCA D40W20 would turn off and I had to wait to turn it back on when it finally did turn back on the screen flashed red and I saw what looked like a flame down by the speakers and it shut itself back off. This is when I unplugged it and also smelled smoke. The tv has not worked since. When I do try to turn it on the green light on the power button flashes three times and I hear a chirping sound with each flash and then nothing. RCA is no help the tv is three years and 3 months old extended warranty expired 3 months ago.

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