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Old 06-01-2016, 08:32 PM   #121
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Some notes on that bedroom tv - it will not accept a DVD unless you set the source to DVD. Of course if your remote is not working it would be difficult to change the source. There are buttons on the top of the TV and you could do it from those. But how are you going to see those to know which ones to push.
We tried taking the TV off the wall and using the manual buttons. A DVD would load about half way in to the slot and then stop.

It was kind of humorous watching the tech, warranty coordinator, and my DW all passing around the manual and quick start guide trying different ways to get it to work. I just went on to the next section in my PDI check list...

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Thanks, I pulled out the outlet and there is no power at the back that's why I'm wondering if there is an inline fuse somewhere, I couldn't find anything in the wall.
I asked if there were any other inline fuses, besides the water pump, and was told no...at least not that they know of anyway.

My next step would to be to put a tracer tone on the cable and see where I could find it next. You'll need a Toner / Tracer like the one shown Here to do that. Make sure the 12VDC power is off when you are tracing the wires. The Tone Generator can do a very good job appearing as a a short and blowing fuses! The Tone should appear at one of the two 12VDC fuse blocks unless there is a blown in line fuse or bad wiring.
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Old 06-01-2016, 09:39 PM   #122
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I had same problems with my bedroom TV. I put in Duracell batteries that fixed the remote. And about 20 minutes later I figured out the TV mode must be in DVD mode to accept a DVD or eject it. It's a temperamental TV for sure.
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Old 06-02-2016, 08:44 AM   #123
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Some notes on that bedroom tv - it will not accept a DVD unless you set the source to DVD. Of course if your remote is not working it would be difficult to change the source. There are buttons on the top of the TV and you could do it from those. But how are you going to see those to know which ones to push.

ALL three of the TVs in my coach are 12-volt.
X2.

Future project might be to find a TV mount that will allow the tv to move down enough to access the buttons for when TV remote is not working and also to access wiring and inputs when needed without having to unmount tv from cabinet.
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Old 06-02-2016, 09:26 AM   #124
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I had same problems with my bedroom TV. I put in Duracell batteries that fixed the remote.
This remote has loose parts rattling around inside of it... I doubt they could get a new remote without a new TV attached to it...

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Future project might be to find a TV mount that will allow the tv to move down enough to access the buttons for when TV remote is not working and also to access wiring and inputs when needed without having to unmount tv from cabinet.
The bedroom TV has one of the \__/ shaped "slide in slide out" mounts for inside / outside TV usage. Easy to remove the TV and not too bad to reinstall it. The biggest "gripe" I have is the power and cable connections are below the TV. That makes them real easy to bump, especially with the 12VDC plug sticking out! It would have been a lot smarter design to have mounted them higher up above the TV.
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Old 06-02-2016, 09:38 AM   #125
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Redldr1 I have a solution for the tv wires I'll take a pic later today and post what I used.
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I asked if there were any other inline fuses, besides the water pump, and was told no...at least not that they know of anyway.

My next step would to be to put a tracer tone on the cable and see where I could find it next. You'll need a Toner / Tracer like the one shown Here to do that. Make sure the 12VDC power is off when you are tracing the wires. The Tone Generator can do a very good job appearing as a a short and blowing fuses! The Tone should appear at one of the two 12VDC fuse blocks unless there is a blown in line fuse or bad wiring.[/QUOTE]


I picked up the tone generator you suggested yesterday, next time out to storage I'll try and track this down and report back.



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Old 06-09-2016, 05:52 PM   #127
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Redldr1 I cleaned up the bedroom TV with some inexpensive items. . First I bought a 12v adapter that points up so that plug isn't as easy to hit when getting into bed or to the closet. The next was a right angle cable connector which again let's the cable go straight up to TV and not stick out from the wall. Finally I put the wires together and used some wire loom to cover it all and make it basically one wire to behind the TV. . There is a lot of room behind the TV to hide the excess wire.

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Old 06-09-2016, 07:38 PM   #128
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Nice job that looks way better, another project for the list when I get that 12v outlet working again.
I forgot to mention when I was coming out of my last camp spot on a bumpy dirt road the generator end of its exhaust pipe came off leaving it hanging by the rubber mount.
Not a big deal the clamp was a bit loose I guess.


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sgtim17: where did you get that adapter?
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sgtim17: where did you get that adapter?
I get most everything at Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0028...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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