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I have an RCA model RLC2685A-. When I turned it on this

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I have an RCA model RLC2685A-B. When I turned it on this morning the input mode menu appeared on the left side. The only way to change modes is my scrolling. I've changed the batteries in the remote to no avail.
JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: see above for the model no. several years old.
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: yes and yes
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Just when I turned it on this morning
JA: Anything else you want the TV Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.


Do you mean that you have the input list showing up and will not go away ?

Do you get any picture from whatever is connected to this tv ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Every once in awhile it disappears for a few seconds and the mode shows up on the right.

When you say mode , do you mean the input list ?

Does it show the various tv functions and scroll through it for example ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
What I mean is that when the input menu disappears for a few seconds the mode e.g. HDM1 flashes on the right.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
appears on the right

O.k then give me a minute please and in the mean time try this ;

Unplug the TV's power cord and hold the power button directly on the tv ,keep holding it for 20 secs or so then let the tv sit unplugged for a couple of minutes before you try it again.

If it still there then on the tv`s remote try the EXIT and TV DISPLAY buttons located on either sides of the down arrow

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
First thing works. Thanks very much.

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