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Old 05-14-2012, 05:00 PM   #1
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No tv channels on brand new Patriot

Hello I am new to this forum my problems is we just bought a new 2012 forrest river patriot edition and while at dealership the tv had channels galore we get it home and cannot pick up a single one. Booster is on, checked connections, ran memory channel, everything I can think of and still nothing I can watch dvds works fine. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated Thanks
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Old 05-14-2012, 05:07 PM   #2
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Hello I am new to this forum my problems is we just bought a new 2012 forrest river patriot edition and while at dealership the tv had channels galore we get it home and cannot pick up a single one. Booster is on, checked connections, ran memory channel, everything I can think of and still nothing I can watch dvds works fine. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated Thanks
You will need to switch the TV's "input" to tuner.
The DVD's play might be playing on the "composite" input.

I assume the antenna is raised as well and aimed at the TV towers?
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And you did a scan for channels?
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:41 AM   #4
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Herk7769 it is a wineguard rs 1500 it does not raise as far as I know it is pretty much stationary and to switch the TV tuner would be where in the tv programming?

Trudinator yes I did a channel scan and came up with nothing.
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Booster on?
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:54 AM   #6
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Yes booster is on the only thing I havent check for connection is on the atenna itself. Dealership serviceman told me on phone it was my TV untill I told him you can watch DVD's so then he says its a loose connection.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:19 AM   #7
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The remote for the TV has an "input" button.
Press it repeatedly until "tuner" appears.
You can not do a channel search from the menu unless tuner is selected on the TV.

There is also a remote (pardon the unintentional pun) possibility that the cables are bad. The crimps on the F-Connectors in the wall and on the roof might be no good.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:37 AM   #8
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Thanx herk7769 I will try this.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:43 AM   #9
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Here is the manual for the booster box.
Looking at the back in your hand, the lower left cable is the one that goes to the roof.
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Herk I pulled the atenna up and found a big cut in the coax cable bout 6 inches from end this probably is problem. How bad you think its to replace? Is their a certain coax to be ran ??
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