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LG 42LC2D not responded to remote

I have a LG 42LC2D tv that has stopped communicating with the remote. Spoke w/LG support and did trouble shooting with no success. As with previous post is has come to the IR sensor. I can not find a picture of the part. Is the the IR sensor just a plug in type device or will require solder?

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  • thehendelive Apr 29, 2009

    Thanks for the info. I did go through the remote control test with both the LG remote and an RCA universal remote with no success. I was just concerned that I would have to solder the part. I'm placing my order now. Thanks again

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The IR sensor is in fact a "plug in device" .
The TV will have to be disassembled to replace the sensor.

You should make sure the remote is functioning before you do anything as drastic as taking your tv apart.

I am sure you have tried fresh batteries so the next step would be to hold down any button on the remote, the led light should have a faint pulse, it may be hard to see and you may have to go in a dark room but the led will pulse if the remote is good.

If you have a universal remote, program it for your tv and test functionality.

An RCA universal remote will work with your tv, if the codes don't work do a search with the remote.

If you decide to replace the sensor you should be able to find one at or

Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

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Posted on Apr 29, 2009


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