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Stuck on channel 2, "No Signal" and snow

The remote controls (with new batteries) don't affect the TV. The channel, volume and menu controls on the TV itself don't affect it, either. Although the uup and down arrow buttons do cause the the TV snow picture to 'blink' (go black for a moment as though the channel is about to change, but then it just goes back to snow). In fact, I can't even turn it on with the button on the TV - I can only turn it on with the cable remote. Thoughts?

Someone suggested that it might be 'locked out', not accepting any inputs from remotes or the buttons on the TV itself - but I don't know how to override that (even if that is actually the problem). Thanks!

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    Sue Thach Jul 08, 2008

    A friend gave us this tv and it was very heavy and difficult to move! Now that it is in place, TV is stuck on channel 3. Channel will not change with remote that came with tv or when the tv is plugged in to a digital cable box and we use the cable remote. Volume up/down buttons on tv turn the tv off. Channel up/down buttons on tv do not work at all. Sound and picture are fine on channel 3.

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Two things may be at play here. The tv might be only programmed for reception on channel 2 and will need to be re programmed to receive other channels.
Also try some basic troubleshooting on the remotes. Start with the remote that came with the tv. Replace the batteries try the "MENU" button. If you can get into the menu try to "autoprogram" the TV

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