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Old 06-13-2014, 04:51 PM   #1
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ok now were setup, fridge still not working and now nothing lights up when I turn the antenna on. I didn't see a fuse maybe I missed it. any suggestions?
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:19 PM   #2
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Ckeck ground fault outlets. You'd be surprised at what they control.

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What antenna are you talking about? Is it the one above the driver's seat?
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Old 06-14-2014, 02:26 PM   #4
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Yes the one above the drivers seat. I only found 2 ground faults, one in the kitchen next to wall below the sink and one in the bathroom. reset both, checked the breakers under the foot of the bed. who knows could be a hidden one someplace?
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Skocat,
Did you put the amplifier in the cabinet under the mid-ship TV on? There is small black push button on a plate with a (if I remember correctly) with a cable connector on it. It is on the wall on the right side as you look into the cabinet.. Push that button in and it should put power to the antenna.
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Tmmar, thanks, that did it.
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Skocat,
Just remember that if you have cable input from a campground that you need to turn that amplifier off. It is only used for the roof antenna.
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Old 06-14-2014, 05:36 PM   #8
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Glad you got it working. Just an advisory/warning about the antenna. Inside the antenna pedestal there is a piece of plastic that will not allow your interior dial/tuner to turn 360 degrees. It is set for 180 one way and 180 the other. It is not hard to break that plastic piece! Tailgating and a friend cranked it and snap. Ripped the wire lead in the pedestal. The box lights up but the signal meter lights never move past the first blue light. Not fun. I know another owner that broke the plastic after hitting a low hanging branch that spun the antenna. Fixing it is not too bad but not something I thought I'd be doing. Have a good weekend.
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how do you fix the wire if and when it gets broke
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Get the wire from the manufacturer. Pedestal too if you want. I just ordered the wire and will try to rig something to replace the plastic piece. Once you have the parts, you have to take the antenna top off. Pretty easy. The hard part is removing the sealant and getting to the mounting bolts. Take the antenna base off, connect the new wire, replace the base, run the new wire up through the pedestal, and then connect the wire to the antenna top and put it back on. Last part is re-sealing the base. I used Dicor self leveling. Not too bad to work with. Took about 2 hours. Removing the sealant was the worse part. Hopefully you won't have to go through it.
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