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Tom Kadlec Posted on Feb 16, 2007
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Remote the remote will only work for a few seconds then stops.have tried 2 remotes with new batteries but both do the same thing.any ideas?

  • Tom Kadlec Feb 17, 2007

    the remote also works the cable box and that works fine I have tried 3 sets of batteries in both remotes and they all act the same way.The cable box is the second one also and also with a new remote and it does the same thing only to the tv not the box
    Thanks in advance

  • jlscan Jan 12, 2008

    Have the same problem. Bought a new original Toshiba remote with new batteries and still have the same problem. Confused!

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This is not a solution for this problem, but I have the same problem with my Toshiba. I have proven that the problem is with the TV not with the remotes. I have purchased two Toshiba remotes and they do the same thing, a generic remote does the same thing and the remote from my cable company also acts the same way. Can someone tell me (us) if there is an easy way to change the remote module on the TV. Thanks!!

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Do the same remotes function normally ion other Toshiba TVs? Why don't you chech this out first? There is no possibility of the TV causing the above symptom. I can only think that you are using expired batteries.

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