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Gray screen when i turned the tv off, i got a gray screen and would not turn on again.

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Maybe you have already tried this; pull the plug from the AC outlet and let it sit overnight.
Its computer may have just had a hiccough.

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Why tv shuts off by itself?


Dear User,
People who have faced such problems have tried sticking th epower plug (Going into the TV) a little harder and the thing never went off again.

If this is not the case, then it could be the cat5 network cable. Try keeping it out and observe.
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Picture goes black with gray fuzzy lines ~ 1/2" apart horizontal.


If your LCD TV or monitor has stopped working, or is displaying one of the following
symptoms, then it's a candidate for some new capacitors
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The green light merely indicates that power is getting to your TV. The symptoms you describe point to internal power supply failure

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Picture red can not fix


Step 1:

The problem you have is the grayscale tracking needs to be reset.
First, This looks like a philips tv. In order to set the grayscale tracking remove the back of the set. There should be rectangular shaped box that is marked screen and focus on it with 6 knobs coming out of it.

Step 2:

NOTE: DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING INSIDE THE SET-YOU WITH BE SHOCKED! WITH THE TV TURNED ON, WITH THE REMOTE, TURN DOWN THE COLOR TO ZERO. ON THE CONTROLS I PREVIOUSLY MMENTIONED, THERE ARE RED,GREEN AND BLUE ADJUSTMENT POTS.

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TRY TURNING DOWN THE RED UNTIL YOU SEE A NORMAL GRAY PICTURE. YOU MAY HAVE TO ADD MORE GREEN OR BLUE AS NEEDED. IF THIS DOESNT LOOK RIGHT ,TURN ALL 3 R.G ANDB ALL THE WAY DOWN, THEN ADJUST THEM UNTIL THE COLOR IS JUST APPEARING ON THE SCREEN, MAKE THE PICTURE AS GRAY AS POSSIBLE. iF THIS DOESNT WORK,YOU WILL NEED A SERVICE PERSON TO REPAIR YOUR TV.

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Flat screen TV only has volume. When we turn it on, the screen is light gray with a darker gray stripe in the middle. TV is only three years old! The dvd which is part of the TV stopped working in the...


Sunds like a tv issue. I would try to connect a dvd player or vcr to it to see if that works to eliminate the service provider first, if it still doesnt work its the tv.

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The set could be in a demo mode.Wich brand is the set?

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Screen frozen


Un plug the power to the Plasma Screen and also to the Media Receiver for ten minutes. Disconnect the off the air antennas both A and B. After ten minutes plug in the plasma screen then the media receiver and turn on wi the remote control. You should now be back in operation. I was.
Also It may not be a bad digital tuner. The TV Guide feature is active even when the zip code is set to all 0s so if you have an over the air antenna attached the TV will look for the TV Guide info and if it can not find it because of a weak signal or the chanel it is tuned to does not carry that information the TV thinks that tuner does not work which triggers the 12 flashes. Also on power up the gray box with the waring message "Plasma Display Starting Up, Please Wait" appears and the screen is blank.

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