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This morning a message came on my TV screen to run a "Channel Auto Scan". I have run that several times and it does not work. I have disconnected the cable wires and reconnected them. I have unplugged the TV and replugged it in. I am still getting the same message and cannot get the TV to work. The manual that came with the TV in in Spanish and unfortunately, I only speak English. Can you help me with my problem?

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  • Cheryl A. Barter Nov 09, 2010

    This did not work. I may have to contact my cable company to see if there is a problem. My internet works fine that is why I am puzzled that the cable is not working.

  • Cheryl A. Barter Nov 10, 2010

    Thank you. I will let you know the response tomorrow.

  • Cheryl A. Barter Nov 10, 2010

    Thank you for all you assistance. A time Warner technician worked with me and the problem is fixed. For some reason, the Input was wrong. It was on TV, once the input was changed to HDM1. My TV is now working fust fine.

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This problem occurs if your TV is looking for a TV input so it will keep searching for at least one TV channel on cable or antenna.

To solve the problem, look at your remote control. You will find different input buttons on the remote labelled Video or AV 1 AV2 etc.....

Try pressing Video or AV on the remote and hopefully this should restore your reception.

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  • Radio Code Pro
    Radio Code Pro Nov 10, 2010

    Yes. Please contact your cable company first to see if there is a problem.



    It is also possible that there is a problem with the tuner on your TV but lets see what the response from the cable company is first.


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    Radio Code Pro Nov 10, 2010

    No problem. Let me know as soon as you find out they say and we will take it from there.

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    Radio Code Pro Nov 10, 2010

    No problem. Thats what I was referring to in regard to this problem being specific to a problem with inputs at the beginning.



    In this case the HDMI input was the one you needed for Video input. Glad you got it sorted.



    Thanks for letting me know and thanks for using FixYa.

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