20 Most Recent RCA 20F420T 20" TV Questions & Answers

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RCA 20F420T FPA lock

Most RCA and GE TV sets use a four digit code to control the v-chip. The code reset procedure is different depending on the model. Try each method until you find one that works:
  1. Hold down MENU on the remote and VOLUME DOWN 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 on the remote and the VOLUME DOWN buttons on the TV its self 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 on the remote and MENU on the front of the TV at the same time for at least 4 seconds.
  5. Hold down EJECT on the front of the TV 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.
5/21/2016 11:56:52 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on May 21, 2016
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On menu I cant find the antenna to search for channels dont have cable

Change the input selection to whatever it calls it to connect to antennae
2/11/2015 8:16:49 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Feb 11, 2015
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I accidentally enabled the FPA

If the front panel lock is on, you will need a working original remote (or a universal remote properly programmed for RCA to turn your TV set on

Click on the link below to view the RCA 20F511T owners manual:

http://tv.rca.com/RCATV/Assets/pdfs/14F512T_1641309F_IB_e-06.pdf

Follow these steps to unlock the FPA:

Press MENU to see the main menu.
Press CH+ or CH- to highlight
Preferences.
Press OK to enter the Preferences
submenu.
Press CH+ or CH- to highlight FPA
(Front Panel) Lock.
Press VOL+ or VOL- to turn on or off
FPA Lock. Choose On to disable all the
buttons on the front of the TV. FPA Lock
On will appear on the TV screen each
time you press buttons on the front of
the TV. You can still operate the TV with
the remote control. You can still use the
POWER button on the front of the TV, but
only to turn off the TV (not on). Set FPA
Lock to Off to cancel this feature so you
can use the buttons on the front of the TV
again.
Press MENU repeatedly to exit the
menu or the menu will automatically
disappear within a few seconds if no
buttons are pressed on the remote
control.
8/29/2014 10:09:57 AM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Aug 29, 2014
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Mi televisor enciende , pero

mi televisor plasma no se puede ver pero se olle que sera por favor me pueden ayudar
2/15/2014 9:22:15 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Feb 15, 2014
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Wont power supply 34pt5793

Click the link to download the service manual to this set. It has all details. Never expect to get for free. http://www.manuals-in-pdf.com/download-34PT579357R-PHILIPS-p-116405.html
2/13/2014 1:03:01 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Feb 13, 2014
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TV comes on and goes off by itself

There is shorted component/s at its main board. Contact any service technician. The work will not be easy for a normal user. Gopakumar Gopalan Google
2/11/2014 12:05:25 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Feb 11, 2014
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No remote how to change inputs

If there is no Menu button at the front panel of the TV, you should have a remote control to select its inputs. If you wish to buy its original remote control, you have to contact the authorized service center. If you wish to buy a universal remote control, you should know about, which brand remote control have setup code to your TV/device brand. You should first make sure about the number of digits in the codes to your device have. There are 3-digit, 4-digit, 5-digit and even 2-digit codes. You can get this detail by the code list attached to every universal remote control. The brand name of the remote control you select isn't a matter; but, its code list should have setup codes to your TV/device brand, otherwise you can't set it up with your device. Check this link and note which brand remote control have set-up codes to your device brand, and buy that brand remote control, according to availability. http://electro-medical.blogspot.com/ http://electrohelponline.blogspot.com/
12/16/2013 9:04:06 AM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Dec 16, 2013
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2of420t doesn't turn on

Check its main power supply regulator section [SMPS] circuit. Beware; Products powered by electricity should be serviced or repaired only by experienced professional technicians. Any attempt to service or repair the product by anyone else could result in serious injury or death. If you are not familiar with electronics, do not attempt to repair. Whether you suffer fatal electrical shock. Instead, contact the nearest service center.
12/12/2013 1:23:41 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Dec 12, 2013
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Quisiera saber porque se prende nomas un segundo y se apaga de nuevo

If you wish to get some details, check this link. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ Selecting the view option, either to Mosaic / Timeslide / Flipcard, can be selected by the drop-down list, at the top left of the display window, will make surf easy. You can also do a search, by type in the brand name / model number / IC used, in the search box at the top right of the display window. Transilation option is there.
11/12/2013 4:11:17 AM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Nov 12, 2013
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Apagado repentino

yo tengo el mismo problema se apaga repentinamente y se vuelve a encender se apaga hasta en 5 minutos y varia
11/11/2013 8:37:26 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Nov 11, 2013
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Rca 20F420T

if you can bring up the menu try using the volume up / down and channel up/down on the remote to change your selection. that might work
6/8/2013 9:06:53 PM • RCA 20F420T 20"... • Answered on Jun 08, 2013
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