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RCA F31317 31" TV Turning self off and on then completely off

I just purchased this TV second hand and the people said that it turns off and on every so often like every other hour (hey for $20 I can deal with that), but when I got it home the problem happened every half minute to only a few seconds! The TV would just turn itself off and then back on but after a few times it just gives up and turns self off completely. I already tried the hard reboot and I really don't want to have to take this monster down and up 3 flights of narrow stairs again. Does this problem sound familiar? Any help would be very much appreciated

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  • Danylo Hentisz Jul 17, 2007

    Its odd but If I have what i'm watching on pause it lasts alot longer before turning itself off.

  • Danylo Hentisz Jul 17, 2007

    Can anyone verify this? Is this expensive to fix? Worth the fix or get a new one?

  • AJRCA May 06, 2008

    My tv when pluged in off course turns of and on. It does this when it is plug in to the out let and when it is plugged into a surge protector. TV is 2 years old.



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I had a similar problem with my tv. Mine had been sitting outside for about a month. After using it for about a month the channells started changing themselves on occasion. Next came it turning off automatically. I physically took it apart and removed the switches (i.e. in your case the one to the power button) I did this aprox. 1 year ago, so I can't remember which wire I cut... but not I just use a remote to turn it on and off. good luck

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In this tv proction is geting on offen

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  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2007

    in suficent ppower supply to that tv



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