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Won't show cable channels

I have cable in my home that works on other TVs. After attaching the cable to the UHF/VHF connection on the back of the set, I followed the owner's manual instructions (p. 23) for selecting "cable" and doing "automatic memory tuning" but no channels show up on my set. The cable line is OK; it works fine on another set. Why can't I get any channels?

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Re: won't show cable channels

First thing I would try is taking the set to a different location where you have cable and see if it works,if it does not make sure the conector in the back is not loose,make sure the cable you have selected is the standar cable and not another kind like HRC or other and last the set might have a tuner problem and for that you will need assistance from a servicer.

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Toshiba MD13M1 Dvd Type: DVD player - built-in
Media Type: DVD, CD, Video CD
DVD Repeat Modes: A-B repeat, title, chapter
CD Playback Modes: Program play, random play / shuffle, all tracks repeat, one track repeat
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