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Old 05-04-2012, 05:10 PM   #1
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Installing Direct tv to 2008 Wolf pack

I have a 2008 27' Wolf pack toy hauler. I have been trying to get my Direct tv to work with a no go. I have plugged in the Coax to the outside satellite hook-up, and hooked the inside hook-up to the box, and then to the tv. I have tried to adjust 2 different direct tv dishes, and none did anything. I have since bought a signal meter, and I still cant get anything, what am I doing wrong?
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Old 05-04-2012, 05:19 PM   #2
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Try connecting directly from antenna to receiver. Get a good picture then try your connection. What receiver what antenna are you using?
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Old 05-04-2012, 05:24 PM   #3
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Is your over the air antenna booster off?
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:19 PM   #4
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Is your standard receiver programmed for the type of satellite dish you have? If it's a receiver that you use in the house and now you are using it in the TH, you may have select a different satellite setting if you have a seperate satellite for the TH.


I see that you have the cable from the satellite hooked the outside sateliitlle jack, but make sure you that inside, you are hooked the other jack, not the ANT jack and as turbo said, make sure the green booster light is off.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:01 PM   #5
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yes nailit is right if the dish is different then the house one you have to select it in the menus to get corresponding dish
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A installer from Direct tv was out yesterday, and the dish has a slight bend in it, I never noticed the bend when I bought the satellite dish, but he says that is why it wont work. I need a new dish.
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Old 05-05-2012, 08:33 PM   #7
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I find that weird but maybe its true.
ebay has tons of new and used.
Pick on that has a 30 return policy.

I picked up my dish and reciever for my shop on ensue for 75.00 plus 20.00 ship.
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:54 AM   #8
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A installer from Direct tv was out yesterday, and the dish has a slight bend in it, I never noticed the bend when I bought the satellite dish, but he says that is why it wont work. I need a new dish.
Find that hard to believe... I've installed dozens of dishes and there's not much to them. Even a slight bend wouldnt eliminate your signal totally. More likely a bad cable or bad lnb, but a bent dish? You'd have to have a severe bend in it and the arm no where near its focal point to get nothing off the birds.
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:56 PM   #9
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The guy from Direct tv dropped me off a new dish today, Put it on the tripod and it worked within a matter of 10 minutes.
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Perfect!
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