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Audio in spanish when spanish is broadcasted

Toshiba model 24af45. My mothers Toshiba broadcasts in spanish when the station broadcasts the dual language. started this spring during NBA playoffs. she doesn't have cable, only 4 local broadcast channels. I checked to make sure SAP was disabled. All language settings are set to english....however, when I hit the reset to default button on the remote, all language gets set to spanish!! Bought this unit at Best Buy a year ago. Could it be possible that this set was destined for outside the USA? Is there any way to change defaults? Thanks for your time.

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Re: Audio in spanish when spanish is broadcasted

Look under signal modes and switch from SAP (wich is were u are )to stereo or mono

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Re: Audio in spanish when spanish is broadcasted

Consult your service manual it has all the informaton you want.goodluck.f you do not have a service manual check with

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