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FPA lock Every time I hit the menu button it says FPA lock on and it won't let me do anything and when i push the tv/video button it says fpa lock on

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  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2007

    my fpa lock is turned on and now my tv wont come back on and i dont have a remote or manual. need help!

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2007

    I do not have the remote my child lost it, how do I get the TV to come back on .

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2008

    Can not turn on tv because FPA Lock is on. Can only be turned by remote.I am using a universal remote instead of the original remote. Will a RCA remote fix the problem by going to the menu?

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2008

    it wont let me turn tv on

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    i was messin wit this FPA lock an touched it an now i have no remote an cant turn the tv back on i tryed to unplug it an turn it back on i dont know what to do somebody help me out

  • curt1776 Apr 07, 2008

    My FPA Lock is on my TV and I have tried all the solutions given at this site and nothing works - WHAT KIND OF **** IS RCA MAKING - It shouldn't be this difficult to get some help and solve the problem.

  • marina_mone Apr 11, 2008

    every time i hit any button on the tv it says fpa lock and i don't konw how to undo this.

  • bluzzerjg Jun 24, 2008

    FPA is on and I'm without remote,manual,land line,vehicle but most importantly I am hard of hearing and need my closed-captioning. The T V is basicly forced to stay on and will not allow me to have closed -captioning. That is my problem and I want a solution so bad. Tried pushing all the buttons that got me into this mess to begin with. All I can do. Thanks

  • Anonymous Jul 08, 2008

    help with FPA lock

  • bliol Jan 30, 2009

    i have an fpa lock on my tv but when i click menu i cant press enter on anything to change it

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Rca fpa will not trun off plz help me trun it off
i nedd help plz
ty for your help
betty

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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Anonymous

:(boo

Posted on May 28, 2008

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Anonymous

I have a different model RCA but it locked itself on August 16! The solution is in the manual, on page 29 for your model, regarding the Child Lock. I hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 18, 2007

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How do you turn off the FPA lock on the RCA TRUFLAT TV? I Can't access menu.

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First of all, you must ahve its original remote control to unlock FPA lock. If you have it, go through the folloing steps.
* Hold down Menu button on the remote control, and the Volume Down button on the at the same time for at least 4 seconds. "The set won't say so, but the lock will be released".
** Hold down Zero button on the remote control, and the Volume Down button on the TV. The set won't say so, but the lock will be released.
*** Hold down Menu button on the front of the TV and the TV button on the remote at the same time for at least 4 seconds. The set won't say so, but the lock will be released.
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I have and rca tru flat tv and my FPA lock is on... i have a brighthouse remote that im using on it but i need to know how to turn it off

Hello
Without its original remote control, opening the FPA lock of RCA will be difficult. Just try to get one new remote for this set or jut borrow it from any of your friends or relatives who own the same model set, just to open its FPA lock. After opening lock, you can use your brighthouse remote. You can open the lock with one amoung the following procedure.

Most RCA sets use a four digit code to control the v-chip. The code reset is different depending on the model. Try each number until you find the one that works for you.

1. Hold down the MENU button on the remote and VOLUME DOWN button 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 (zero) button on the remote and the VOLUME DOWN button on the TV itself 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 button on the remote and MENU button on the front of the TV at the same time for at least 4 seconds.

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Rca 27'' tv set can't acess cable chanels with remote or tv buttons tv was in fpa mode by mistake got out of fpa mode but when i push tv buttons lock on again

Hello
Just unlock its FPA by any one of below mentioned process. Reset the V-Chip settings later and try.
Most RCA TV sets use a four digit code to control the v-chip. The code reset is different depending on the model. Try each number until you find the one that works for you.

1. Hold down the MENU button on the remote and VOLUME DOWN button 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 (zero) button on the remote and the VOLUME DOWN button on the TV itself 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 button on the remote and MENU button on the front of the TV at the same time for at least 4 seconds.

4. Hold down EJECT button on the front of the TV set 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.

Any one amoung the above process will unlock your GE TV. After unlock, you have to do the Vchip-Set.

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I have a TruFlat RCA model # 27F520T have lost original remote and FPA lock is on how do I unlock without original remote? Dish universal remote not working to unlock tv, it will pull up menu but cannot...

Try this -
  1. Press menu for main menu.
  2. Press CH + or CH - to highlight preferences.
  3. Press "OK" to enter preferences submenu.
  4. Press CH + or CH - to high light "FPA"
  5. Press VOL + or VOL - to turn the FPA on or off.
  6. Press MENU repeatedly to exit.
  7. Back to normal
  • FPA stands for Front Panel Lock. It makes it so kids don't push all the buttons on the front of your TV. The power button on the TV will still work and the remote will still function as normal.

Regards, Tony
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My tv wont come back on fpa lock on

Press Menu Button from any Remote control ( RC) by which could turn on your TV, press menu , menu drop down list will be visible on ur screen then wait 4 a minute or more till ur RC stop blinking , then go to Preference menu , go to FPA lock, turn it off. enjoy.
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I hit the FPA and now i am screwed how do i fix this it I cant get into my tv

Child Lock allows you to lock the buttons on the front of the TV.
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.
I hope this helps and good luck!
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Lost orig remote/ fpa lock on

I have a 20f511t RCA Tru Flat with FPA lock on, using an universal GE remote press setup, then menu, channel down to preferences, press enter, channel down to FPA LOCK, volume up to change to on or off, press menu to remove, all shoud work now
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hi i have a universal remote and my granddaughter pressed a button on the tv and now i need to unlock the fpa can some one please help.
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FPA Locked ON

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.
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