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LG tv turns on by itself

After turning off tv, the tv turns itself on and begins channel surfing. The tv also locks up and remote is unable to be used, the side buttons work, but the tv has a mind of its own. TV turns itself on and continuously changes channels like the channel down button is stuck.

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  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2008

    yes - my lg plasma one night turned its self on by itself and surfed around and landed on a music channel. since then I usually cant's watch tv too long and it will start surfing super fast, faster than I can change channels with the remote, and I can't change the volume when it is doing this or turn it off with the remote but I can turn it off with the set switch. I can watch movies but the watching tv no good.

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    same problem it turn on by itself and change channel by itself.

  • stewyd_uk Jan 05, 2009

    My brand new 32LG3000 has exactly the same issue, and also turns itself off stanby in the middle of the night to channel surf. Locks up the remote, and sky. Needs to be turned off at the mains to remedy.
    Would having a remote phone base and broadband hub nearby have anything to do with it?

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    I have a similar problem with my LG 19LS4D.  The TV turns itself on in the middle of the day or night.  It also sometimes tries to change the volume or input when I'm in the middle of watching it.  No idea what the problem is but I'm getting it replaced tonight.

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this problem is with the inner small micro-swtches ,the side buttons inside are getting intermittantely short...changing of those switches will solve the prob. tc--

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