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Not Receiving Cable Signals

A few weeks ago, my daughter's Spectra SS213 (Strawberry Shortcake) 13" TV stopped receiving cable signals. No matter which channel we select, it stays on the blue screen. When I go through the menu and tell it to search for all cable channels, it goes through the process, but apparently finds nothing, because it stays on "Channel 1." Then all other channels appear to be set to "skip" when I check the menu. (The TV is also hooked up to a VCR, and videotapes will play through just fine in the AV mode.) Any ideas? (I've tried using a different cable and hooking the TV up to a diferent cable jack, but the result is the same.)

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  • bobby torres Nov 02, 2007

    i have a similiar problem except the dvd player does not display and i do not have the original remote, but a Ge universal.

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100% you have or a faulty tuner inside that has to be checked for dry joints or it has to changed completely. Patrick

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