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Skew not holding

The skew doesn't hold from channel to channel or satellite to satellite. It won't even hold the skew on G1 to get updates. Every time we want to watch something, I have to go in and reset the skew.

This all started Saturday with we turned the unit on to find it blank. There was nothing there and I had to unplug, then reprogram the whole thing from scratch.

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One way is to go out to the dish and physically turn the feed assembly 90 degrees one way or the other. you could be having a problem with the polarotor motor. they are inexpensive now(less than 20 dollars) and really easy to replace. it is the little box on the feed, has three wires coded white, black (or blue) and red.

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