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Missing channels My TV is 3 years old. For the past 2 weeks, the reception from channels 31 thru 46 has been poor. Either bad reception, or none at all. The problem re-appears and disappears just as quickly; it's not all the same channels at the same time, either. The cable guy says the reception is fine- we tested the cable line with a 2nd TV -no problems with reception. Also, response to the remote control has been variable. Like above, it stops working, then suddenly starts again. Repeatedly pushing the TV/video button seems to help. New batteries, trying a "universal" remote- no help. Are the two problems related? Thanks for any suggestions.

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No they are not related. ur tv seems to have a defective tuner(inspect also for possible cold solder inside the tuner). remote control can be clean using a cotton swab with a little isoprophyl on it. clean the contact on the pcb.

Posted on Jan 16, 2007

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