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My Vizio plasma TV won't change channels with the remote or side buttons, but if I input a channel number, it will change that way.

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  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    same damn prob. help..

  • c_wierenga Oct 21, 2008

    I have the same problem! I just bought the 42' Vizio plasma two months ago and last night the channels wouldn't change on the remote or the side of the tv unless you inputed the channel you want in the remote.

  • Anonymous Oct 23, 2008

    Someone please help, I am having the same problem...

  • Tag-s Nov 24, 2008

    Same problem on a 37 inch lcd. At first I could unplug it for a few minutes and it would work when turned back on. Now this trick doesn't work.

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For the past 3 months I have been unpluging the vizio for a few minutes and that would work. It was annoying. Now I am annoyed because unplugging it does not reset it or fix the issue.

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Had the same problem, found you have to reprogram the channels to your tv, just go to menu and the auto channel program will flip the channels automatically, when its finished you should be able to change the channels without having to punch in the number!

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Try unplugging the TV for a few minutes and then doing an auto channel search through the menu button. That has solved my problem, at least for the time being.

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I found this online somewhere and it cleared my problem.

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MITSUBISHI CS3114R

Parental Lock



This system can lock each channel or different channels on ANT A and ANT B
as well as locking each of the EXT inputs, so you should confirm what is
locked before trying to unlock.

1 On the remote, set the TV/VCR switch to the TV position
Or . Depending on which remote is being used
Press the TV mode button at the top.

2. Turn on the TV and using the SCAN buttons (or 10 KEY FAD) and the INPUT
buttons check each channel and input to establish which channels and inputs
are locked. The screen will tell you if the channel or input is locked.

3. Press the button labeled MENU. The screen will show the main TV menu.

4. Press the #5 button (channel lock option).
The screen will change to show the channel lock System Menu. This screen
will indicate that the lock system is either ON or OFF.

IF THE SCREEN INDICATES LOCK IS ON, GO TO STEP 5
OR:
IF THE SCREEN INDICATES THE LOCK IS OFF, GO TO STEP 5A

5. Press the #3 button. (SELECT CHANNELS TO LOCK option). The screen will
ask for the code number. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
the selected antenna and channel or input. The display is superimposed over
the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
screen will be instructions on how to change the current LOCK status (if
unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
unlock).

NOW GO TO STEP #6.

5a. Press the #1 button (channel lock ON option). The screen will ask for a
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12. Press the MENU button twice to return to normal viewing.

The parental lock is now entirely cancelled.

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Bob Waterman, CET® #RI-28
Master Technician License #9109
Service Manager / Parts Manager
Gemini Computer, TV, & Security Alarms
(508)695-7302
(508)695-7769 FAX
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