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Female coax connector in tv bad?

Tv went to all snow, every channel while in use. turn off/on doesn't clear. I connect from wall, through a cable converter to tv. Cable co. came, researched & pronounced cable, cable converter are good - problem must be my tv. They even used my cable to connect to their portable tv & it looks fine. Picture & sound are fine if use TV for watching DVDs. I'm leaning toward the coax connector as culprit. Is it possible to replace that myself?

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  • missmytv Sep 05, 2007

    You saved me hundreds of dollars. I thought I was going to need to purchase a new TV. I found another input on the front of the TV that I could connect another 3-wire cable to, just like the DVD wires that run to the back of the TV.
    I moved the coax cable to get a better view and noticed the coax connector moved around. I turned on the TV and it shows pic and sound !
    It could settle back just as easily and I will be out of pic and sound again so I will get the 3-wire cable and hook it up.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    The female coax connector on the tv broke off, I can see a piece of the board it was connected to and the solder. How can I fix this?



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If your cable converter box has audio/video connections on the back of it,you don't need to worry about using that RF coax connector. Just hook it up the same way your DVD is hooked to the TV input jack. Get a 3-wire cable (yellow-red-white)hook it to the same colors on the back of the cable box and hook the other end to an unused input on the back of the TV. Then select that input with your remote and watch TV.

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