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Samsung SIR-TS160 Just clicking methodically when try to turn on

Also the red standby LED pulsates. It turned on fine, then I switched it to No Satellite to use my antenna only. It rebooted, and just keeps clicking, its loud enough to hear. I tried different outlets same thing. Just click click click. How can I fix it?

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