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Can't get any channels on the air.\

I have an RCA HD50LPW42 and just recently the tuner seems to not be working. We only have an antenna(no cable). The DVD/CD player works just fine when set to that imput. When using the up&down buttons on the remote, it does nothing I can manually key in channels with the remote, but still nothing shows up on the screen. Any ideas? I'm thinking the tuner might be the problem. Would that be an easy fix, or something I'd have to get a tech to look at? Tom

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If the tuner is the problem then it is a very bad problem as the tuner is part of the DM module and that is very expensive. When you say you have to manually key in the channels, do they work then? If so the problem is not the tuner. If your only problem is that you cannot go from one channel to the other by using the channel up and down button on the remote, then you have most likely just lost the programming on the tv. Go into menu and set up and find the auto channel programming and run auto program to correct the problem.

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