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FPA Lock If I don't have the original remote to my tv is there another way that you know of I can unlock aht FPA?

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  • Anonymous Jun 27, 2008

    I am unsure if I have the original remote or not and my FPA lock is on. How do i turn it off?

  • farkle73 Jul 18, 2008

    dont have original remote. cant get FPA lock off. please help. RCA 13" TruFlat.

  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2008

    FPA LOCK ON

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Just get a universal remote... it will work just fine.

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  • chaychayko Aug 18, 2011

    You say 'just get a universal remote' - but if the TV is OFF (due to FPA Lock) - how do you actually connect the remote? (so that you can use the remote to remove the FPA Lock)

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First of all, you must ahve its original remote control to unlock FPA lock. If you have it, go through the folloing steps.
* Hold down Menu button on the remote control, and the Volume Down button on the at the same time for at least 4 seconds. "The set won't say so, but the lock will be released".
** Hold down Zero button on the remote control, and the Volume Down button on the TV. The set won't say so, but the lock will be released.
*** Hold down Menu button on the front of the TV and the TV button on the remote at the same time for at least 4 seconds. The set won't say so, but the lock will be released.

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This CRT based tV is an anlogue one. You can use a universal remote control, except to unlock the FPA lock to this TV. By anyway, this TV has been locked with FPA lock, you must have its original remote control to unlock the lock. You can use most of the RCA universal remote controls with this TV.
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Without its original remote control, opening the FPA lock of RCA will be difficult. Just try to get one new remote for this set or jut borrow it from any of your friends or relatives who own the same model set, just to open its FPA lock. After opening lock, you can use your brighthouse remote. You can open the lock with one amoung the following procedure.

Most RCA sets use a four digit code to control the v-chip. The code reset is different depending on the model. Try each number until you find the one that works for you.

1. Hold down the MENU button on the remote and VOLUME DOWN button on the TV it's self at the same time for at least 4 seconds. The set won't say so, but the lock will be unlocked

2. Hold down the 0 (zero) button on the remote and the VOLUME DOWN button on the TV itself at the same time for at least 4 seconds. The set won't say so, but the lock will be unlocked

3. Hold down the MENU button on the front of the TV and the TV button on the remote at the same time for at least 4 seconds. 4- Hold down GO BACK button on the remote and MENU button on the front of the TV at the same time for at least 4 seconds.

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I have a TruFlat RCA model # 27F520T have lost original remote and FPA lock is on how do I unlock without original remote? Dish universal remote not working to unlock tv, it will pull up menu but cannot...


Try this -
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  2. Press CH + or CH - to highlight preferences.
  3. Press "OK" to enter preferences submenu.
  4. Press CH + or CH - to high light "FPA"
  5. Press VOL + or VOL - to turn the FPA on or off.
  6. Press MENU repeatedly to exit.
  7. Back to normal
  • FPA stands for Front Panel Lock. It makes it so kids don't push all the buttons on the front of your TV. The power button on the TV will still work and the remote will still function as normal.

Regards, Tony

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Press Menu Button from any Remote control ( RC) by which could turn on your TV, press menu , menu drop down list will be visible on ur screen then wait 4 a minute or more till ur RC stop blinking , then go to Preference menu , go to FPA lock, turn it off. enjoy.
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How do i get the fpa lock off without the original remote?


Hello
It is very difficult to unlock the FPA lock of RCA, without it original remote control. Just try to get it from anyone amoung your friends or relatives; just to open the FPA lock. You can use it after that, with the help of any other univrsal remote control. To open the FPA lock, do one amoung the following till you get the correct process for your TV.

Most RCA TV sets use a four digit code to control the v-chip. The code reset is different depending on the model. Try each number until you find the one that works for you.
  1. Hold down the MENU button on the remote and VOLUME DOWN button on the TV it's self at the same time for at least 4 seconds. The set won't say so, but the lock will be unlocked
  2. Hold down the 0 (zero) button on the remote and the VOLUME DOWN button on the TV itself at the same time for at least 4 seconds. The set won't say so, but the lock will be unlocked
  3. Hold down the MENU button on the front of the TV and the TV button on the remote at the same time for at least 4 seconds. 4- Hold down GO BACK button on the remote and MENU button on the front of the TV at the same time for at least 4 seconds.
  4. Hold down EJECT button on the front of the TV set and the MENU button on the remote at the same time for at least 4 seconds. Depending on the model, one of the methods should unlock the V-chip. Now, if desired, you can change the settings on the V-chip by going to the MENU and going to PARENTAL CONTROLS, or on some sets, going to MENU and then going to TV SETUP, then to V-CHIP SET.
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