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Remote will no longer work

RE: Emerson 27" flat screen tv -- the remote will no longer work - model #EWF2702 it says on the back of the TV -- I had to select below the number 2703 however to get this to submit

Any suggestions (we have tried new batteries -- with brand new batteries it would work off and on after shaking it - wiped off the contacts inside - now it will not work no matter what.)

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  • JoannC May 12, 2008

    thank you very much - I am not that savvy technically - in order to use or program a universal remote doesn't the original remote need to be in working order to do so???

  • JoannC May 12, 2008

    Thank you very much ktoth04 for both replies -- I have printed off the info for my husband who is certainly more technical than I am. I appreciate the fast response and resolution to our problem. Thanks again.

  • sadpearls Aug 15, 2008

    Having problem with universal remote after using for over a year, tried new batteries. It is stuck in Video 1 mode. I even bought a new universal remote, entered the correct code etc. but no luck. Cannot watch the olympics, only the DVDs play through the Video 1 mode. So what or where do I go from here.

  • greg_a Sep 24, 2008

    My original remote stopped working so I got a replacement OEM remote. That worked for awhile but has also since stopped working. I then tried a universal remote and THAT worked for a time but no longer works. I don't know what else to try. Is there a way to reset the remote sensor in the tv?

  • travelerga19 Apr 08, 2009

    I and a friend have the same model EWF2703, both quit responding to the remote. It is not a remote is the sensor in the tv set that is the problem. who sells replacment sensors?



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I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM....the original remote or the replacement remote will not work at all. Is there some kind of sensor that can be replaced??

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  • reeze Oct 20, 2008

    I found the exact Emerson # NE116UD remote on priced reasonably. All the universals state that it is compatible to Emerson but it still doesn't work.

    Thanks for the help


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Your best bet is to buy a universal remote that would work with your model television or a replacement remote from your manufacturer.

This one is pretty cheap (and may be your exact remote?)

You could probably buy a universal remote cheaper at walmart or target, but the cost savings will cost you the time and hassle to program the remote (and if you buy a universal, you must make sure it works with emerson TVs).

Posted on May 12, 2008

  • Katharine Toth May 12, 2008

    No, a universal remote comes with complete instructions in how to program it, and they have a list on the package of TVs they are compatible with. You should make sure your TV is on the list... if you can't find one that has your TV listed, i recommend buying the one I linked to, above.

  • Katharine Toth May 13, 2008

    No problem, good luck!



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