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Cable channels fuzz out

My older sanyo tv has been having this situation where certain cable channels will go out randomly. It seems like the higher the channel, the more frequently it will go to the fuzzy screen. If we turn off the tv and wait for a couple minutes, the picture will resume like nothing was wrong. Changing channels is hard because you never know if changing back will make the tv go out. This problem never happens when we use the video imput, only when watching cable tv. I'm just trying to decide if this can be fixed, becuase if it isn't worth it, i'm just going to throw the tv away. Any help would be great, thank you.

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I think you have a bad connection in the tuner. The tuner is what decides what channel you get. It's a small box inside your tv about the size of a pack of cigarettes. These have been known to develop loose connections or just go bad. Some are pretty expensive depending on the type set you have. Since your set is older and you want it fixed you'd better get an estimae first. Stargazer

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