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Tv turns off and on, off and on off and on...

Wife first noticed the problem initially when the tv wouldn't turn off. Eventually it did, worked fine for a few more days then yesterday it kept turning off and on, the resolution went smaller, it turned off and on again a few times, then everything locked up with parental controls, front panel block was enabled, and now I can't even get the tv to stay on without it shutting off and turning on repeatedly to even mess around with button combos to get it to wipe the parental control code to get around it.

Any ideas?

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It sounds like there is a possiblity that something is failing in the power supplie or the scan circuits. This can be anything from a failing component(s) to a cold solder connection.

I also found with the RCA sets that when there are intermittant failures they are very sensitive to have their EPROM programing go corrupted. This is something that only the RCA factory service rep, or a TV shop who has the knowledge about it, has the setup, and can re-program it.

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Posted on Apr 20, 2008


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