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Toshiba CF36G40 36" TV (picture snowy)

When i hook my cable into the back of the tv i get no picture or sound. When i hook my cable up to a different TV it shows mithout a problem. I have tryed many different approaches to narrow down the problem including hooking my ps2 up directly to the TV. When i did this i recieved both picture and sound can someone please help as soon as possible, im stuck watching the NBA playoffs on a 13" screen. THANKS

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Re: Toshiba CF36G40 36" TV (picture snowy)

You have a bad tuner you can replace it or use vcr if you still have one around. hook it up with av cable like your ps2 and hook your cable to it and use it to change channels. If you want to replace the tuner it will require soldering and you will have to order it somewhere. i would try The tuner is the metal can the cable goes into inside the tv.

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