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My remote has stopped working. I put new batteries in

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My remote has stopped working. I put new batteries in yesterday, so that's not the problem.
JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: Just a minute -- I have to go look.
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: I don't use it as a TV remote. Use DirecTV for that. I use the Sceptre remote to choose a source (e.g., HDMI1, HDMI2, DVD)
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Only today. When I replaced the batteries, I noticed that one of them had left a grey substance on the coil.
JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Can I order a new remote?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Anthony_Infotech replied 11 months ago.



Those initial questions are computer generated you are talking now to a live technician, I will need the model number please found on the back of the set thank you