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3.0 IR problem - new batteries in, SAT button stays on

I changed the batteries for the remote and when I press any button the SAT light stays on for a few seconds, and then all four mode lights come on for a few.  Now, if I'm quick I can get one command to my SAT receiver before the light gets stuck.  any suggestions?

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You can check the obvious like ensuring all batteries are oriented correctly or a new set of batteries but when you are done you will more than likely still need a new remote. Call Dish at 1-888-333-3474 and have the CSC send you a new remote. There may or may not be a charge depending on your service plan and when the system was last serviced. thanks for using Fix Ya and let me know if you need further assistance.
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