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Old 03-31-2011, 05:49 AM   #1
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Has anyone had problems with their cable Tv reception? The antenna hook-up works great, but cable is snowie.
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:45 AM   #2
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Not to be rude but you are driving a unit that my dealer hasn't even gotten yet. If there is something wrong, or you're not happy with it, you need to be at the dealer's doorstep and get them to fix it. Now, to answer your question: there are at least 10 things that can cause your cable to be snowy. Most of them have to do with connections or connecting cables. And after that, the cable service its self. But dude, don't wait til your warranty is out to get these little nuisance problem fixed by the dealer. That's what you paid them for.

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Old 03-31-2011, 08:45 AM   #3
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Mine had a problem where the front TV picture was sharp, but the rear TV was fuzzy. The dealer went all over it and replaced the rear TV more than once with a replacement from Winnebago. I think they finally bought a TV locally because everything Winnebago supplied didn't work, but most anything else they hooked up was OK.

The final replacement doesn't look as nice because it's shorter vertically and the big mounting bracket behind it shows. I decided not to fight the aesthetics fight.
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:40 AM   #4
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It is probably a loose connection or a poorly crimped connector. There is a connection on the back of the jack in the basement where you connect "Cable", that cable runs to the switch box in the entertainment center. There is another connection for the cable connection to the switch. If it works in the Antenna position, it is pretty much limited to those two connections.

It also could be the cable that you are using to connect to the park cable.
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Old 03-31-2011, 04:58 PM   #5
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Hi there.

This might sound really simple, but if you have a control box that switches between OTA/Cable/Satellite/DVD player..etc, check to be sure the Cable button is selected. Also, if there's more than 1 set of those controls on the box (i.e. front TV, rear TV, outside TV...etc), be sure you're checking the correct set of controls for the particular TV.

I can't tell you how many times I thought my TV wasn't working only to discover the wrong button was selected on the control box for the method I wanted to watch.

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Old 03-31-2011, 06:15 PM   #6
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Make sure the amplifier for the antenna is turned off. That will cause a snowy picture on cable in my unit.
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Make sure the amplifier for the antenna is turned off. That will cause a snowy picture on cable in my unit.
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Old 04-03-2011, 10:07 PM   #8
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Hey snooker ,good luck with the tv problem. We just picked up our 36d yesterday, do you have that terrible locking situation on the shower doors. The clip is so hard and tight that when we go to open it we have to pull so hard that it comes off the track! If u have this have you've done anything to fix it? Thanks
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