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Cnannel scan detects no channels

I have recently purchased an LG 42LB5D. During initial setup, auto channel scan cannot detect the channel 3 my Dish Network runs through. I know it's not the actual connection, because I had a similar TV hooked up the same way and it worked fine. Could it be that the tuner is faulty? Please help!

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  • anil35091 Jan 05, 2009

    no channels found

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    it asking us to please run channel auto scan and it wont get out of setup mode

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    auto tuner will not find channels

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    the tvis stuck on please run channel auto scan

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    dont detect channel


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Make sure the cable connection from the dish to the tv is
connected to the antenna/cable input and not the digital
input. Turn on the satellite receiver then auto program the
set with the receiver still on. If this fails to lock in channel
3 your suspicion regarding a faulty tuner could be correct.
A good way to check the tuner operation would be to hook
up another product such as a VCR with the rear switch set
for channel 3 and see if you can receive a picture from this
device. If it works the tuner is OK.
You can bypass the tuner by connecting an S-Video cable
and (or) a set of A/V (yellow,red & white) cables from the
output of the satellite receiver to the video 1 input on the tv.
You'll then have to switch the tv source mode to video 1.
Hope this of some help,

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