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Channels changing by themself

The problem is that I can only turn on the tv with the remote. Once the tv is on the channels change by itself.The answer was given by Tech.QTV1, I would like to know where to order the switches, and is there a downloadable shematic to show location.Thanks Dogg056

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  • dogg056 Oct 21, 2007

    there was nothing spilled on the tv. I took out the motheboard that cotained six swithes and cleaned them with compressed air and now the set is working. The RCA call center is usless. The number they give you sends you around in a circle. Thanks for your help Dogg056.

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What is the service number from back of set? I'll get you the part number.......T.

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I have seen problems like this caused by spilled liquid. Bad switches can definitely do this as well, and can be, themselves, filled with dried sugary goo or corrosion. I wish you could still download schematics for these, but TTE (RCA's new horrible Chinese owners) shut this off. Now they want $40 a pop for schematics, making repair unfeasable for many units. If the switches are a standard type, you can get them many places. You can also clean them by removing them from the board and washing them in isopropyl alcohol, with limited success. Parts for older RCA/GE sets are still available. Most good distributors will research and order these for you gladly, so you can merely call and tell them what you want. The new Chinese RCA/GE/Proscan units are essentially disposable, so don't get a new one of this brand.

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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