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Front buttons and remote don't work

I inherited a RCA P52960 recently. The picture and audio seem to work well enough, at least at displaying snow, static, and the menus. However the buttons are very confused, the power button does nothing and the volume up button turns the TV on. Only one other button works and it seems to jump through menus at random. In addition I have a Comcast universal remote and none of the codes it lists for RCA seem to work at all, I can't even figure out where the IR receiver is. I don't have the G-Link cable, if that means anything.

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  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    I have the same problem with mine it and it has po vo 1.22 on the display once i was fooling around with this po vo thing and got it to work again remote and everything back to normal for about two weeks then it went back to the messed up buttuns

    good luck to you


  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    Same thing....it is my dad's TV and his tv says po vo 1.22....the TV button is the only thing that makes the TV do anything...it takes us to a menu and then there is no way to control anything! It just jumps around. My opinion is that the electronics are too old from the generated heat and it needs new guts! Anyone have a clue? thanks

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SOURCE: Cannot operate tv manually or with remote

may have a corrupted eeprom which means you`ll have to call a tech, one thing you can try is;
Un-plug the tv`s AC power cord, wait 30 seconds, plug back in and pray, this will set re-set the micro to the default mode which may have gotten glitched by a power surge, hope it works for you.

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Did anyone ever answer this question? I am having the exact same issue.

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SOURCE: front panel

Either replace front panel board or all contact switches on that board the one with vol- vol+ ch- ch+ power, menu.

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SOURCE: RCA HDTV D52W20 menu button no longer works.

The front keyboard circuits will need replacement. You can get a new keyboard panel from www.tvrepairworld.com

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