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Old 01-20-2016, 07:39 PM   #1
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Ceiling fan and TV antenna questions

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just pulled home from dealer and have 2 issues. I would take it right back except 50 mile haul one way.
Here's my problems:
1. Ceiling fan/light unit doesn't work at all. This is a large 4 blade with 3 small candelabra lights. Is there a wall switch hidden somewhere that supplies power to the unit or should it be hard-wired into the AC?

2. I put up the antenna, turned on the TV and tried to auto-tune it but came up with no channels. Anyone know if there is an antenna booster in the trailer that needs to be switched on? Also, does the antenna coax cable wire right into the back of the TV? Granted I live in a fringe area but the old TT would pick up a couple of channels.

thanks for any input on these issues. will be calling the dealer tomorrow and report back what I find out.
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Old 01-20-2016, 08:08 PM   #2
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New trailer - 8528RKWS FR Classic super lite
just pulled home from dealer and have 2 issues. I would take it right back except 50 mile haul one way.
Here's my problems:
1. Ceiling fan/light unit doesn't work at all. This is a large 4 blade with 3 small candelabra lights. Is there a wall switch hidden somewhere that supplies power to the unit or should it be hard-wired into the AC?

2. I put up the antenna, turned on the TV and tried to auto-tune it but came up with no channels. Anyone know if there is an antenna booster in the trailer that needs to be switched on? Also, does the antenna coax cable wire right into the back of the TV? Granted I live in a fringe area but the old TT would pick up a couple of channels.

thanks for any input on these issues. will be calling the dealer tomorrow and report back what I find out.
1. Do not know about your model fan but ours operates from a remote.

2. Again do not know about the newer antenas but the older ones had a booster / switch.

Good Luck
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Old 01-20-2016, 08:42 PM   #3
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Ceiling fan and TV antenna questions

There's a switch on the wall in my sabre.

Identify all switches?

There's a booster button in the cabinet, above the tv.

Explore the trailer. Open everything and press every switch/button.
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Old 01-20-2016, 08:48 PM   #4
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My ceiling fan is controlled by a 110v flat switch under my switch/control panel.

My TV booster button is in the bedroom on the wall where the bedroom TV is mounted.
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The fan switch in my trailer is under the microwave cabinet. The tech who did our PDI walk through showed it to us... after looking for it for 10 minutes. Yours is hiding somewhere. It will be a 120 v switch similar to those in a stick house.

The TV will likely have a booster/amp that needs to be switched on. Look for a switch that selects "antenna or sat/cable" and put it on antenna for off air use.

Or, there is a coax cable not plugged in somewhere. Another much less likely possibility is the power for the amp is not connected.
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Dan. These will probably be easy fixes once the switches are located. You may want to post this on the forum thread specific to your model so others with same unit will see. They are most likely to have answers.
My fan in the rockwood has a 12 v switch on the walk near other switches. The TV needs to be set to Antenna or On Air and not Cable before scanning. And you should have a 12v outlet near one of the television connections and there should be a tiny black button on it that when pressed turns on and off the booster. For antenna viewing, turn light on. For cable, light off. Good luck and enjoy your new unit.
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The fan switch in my trailer is under the microwave cabinet. The tech who did our PDI walk through showed it to us... after looking for it for 10 minutes. Yours is hiding somewhere. It will be a 120 v switch similar to those in a stick house.

The TV will likely have a booster/amp that needs to be switched on. Look for a switch that selects "antenna or sat/cable" and put it on antenna for off air use.

Or, there is a coax cable not plugged in somewhere. Another much less likely possibility is the power for the amp is not connected.
Ok, found both switches.
1. The ceiling fan/light switch is on the underside of the kitchen cabinet, to left of microwave and stove as Radio indicates.

2. The TV antenna booster switch is on the antenna/cable wall plate located in the cabinet right underneath the TV.

Thanks, all for the inputs.
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1. The ceiling fan/light switch is on the underside of the kitchen cabinet, to left of microwave and stove as Radio indicates.
Hah! I got one in a row! And a picture to prove it!
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Ok, found both switches.
1. The ceiling fan/light switch is on the underside of the kitchen cabinet, to left of microwave and stove as Radio indicates.

2. The TV antenna booster switch is on the antenna/cable wall plate located in the cabinet right underneath the TV.

Thanks, all for the inputs.
Yay! Told you it would be easy. Just gotta find those switches and fr is good at hiding some of em. Now enjoy. 😋
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