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GE 31GT740 We need help. TV will turn start cycling thru channels. Before we had fios tv it would even change the cable channel. Now it cycles--sometimes slowly but most times rapidly. Then it will turn itself on and off. Now have the TV on an extension cord with on/off switch. It was turning itself on no matter if cable box is on or not. Took it in for service and the repair place kept it for a month. Did none of the described actions. We got it back and it did not do it's poltergist routine for two months. It then did it for a month and stopped. Eight months later it started again. Moved the TV to a different location in the house. Thought maybe someone had a computer router. Same actions. Would love to get it fixed or should I call the Salvation Army to pick up? We have had the set since Jan 2003.

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You may have a sticking button on your front control panel. Sometimes they become intermittent and cause crazy things to happen. I've found this in RCA tv's and GE's are made by the same manufacture. Stargazer

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