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Old 08-06-2019, 06:04 PM   #1
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Cable tv Reception

I get a signal to the bedroom but not to the living room TV.
2013 RL. A splitter issue? Where is it? Also have a roof dish system but no not use.
Trouble shooting suggestions appreciated.
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Old 08-06-2019, 07:06 PM   #2
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Here is the way mine is wired. You will find that every one has a different story here so the best thing to do is get a cable tracer at Home Depot.

In the convenience center I have 3 connections. 1 for cable 1 for satellite that goes to the living room. 1 for satellite going to the bedroom. The cable runs through a splitter in the bedroom above the TV. The broadcast TV also goes through that splitter and they run both living room and bedroom. THE POWER TO THE ANTENNA NEEDS TO BE OFF for the cable to work. The power antenna is used when no cable is attached and I want over the air broadcast.

Either way you need to go to the Menu on the TV, Select the Input desired, then do an automatic channel search for the channels to show up.

Mine took the better part of an entire day running down and then labeling the cables and making sure they were attached as desired. That said I also had to fight the two satellite receivers. Hope that helps.
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I have a somewhat similar issue. Bedroom works fine, but the living room gets an intermittent signal. I went looking for the splitter and figured it must be behind the bay. So I emptied my basement and removed the curved wall that encloses the back of the bay and...nope. The TV cable runs into a mass of cables that runs to the power center/fuse/breaker box inside the front door. I figured the splitter might be behind there. But now I'm going to go look above the bedroom TV first.....

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Old 08-17-2019, 06:40 PM   #4
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I have same problem. However do not know how to fix either. 2017 38RL. Was told splitter is in ceiling at one of light fixtures. Probably loose connection. My RV is in storage till November. Let us know if that helps.
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I get a signal to the bedroom but not to the living room TV.
2013 RL. A splitter issue? Where is it? Also have a roof dish system but no not use.
Trouble shooting suggestions appreciated.



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I had the same problem with intermittent reception with cable. Had a cable company change out all connectors and that took care of my issues. Most connectors were loose or grounding out. That was on a 2019 34RL.
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:36 AM   #7
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I had the same problem with intermittent reception with cable. Had a cable company change out all connectors and that took care of my issues. Most connectors were loose or grounding out. That was on a 2019 34RL.
I found one loose one and that seemed to improve things a bit. Well not really improve just change the way it happens. My plan is to do as you did, but I'd like to locate that splitter before I call him out.
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Old 08-18-2019, 03:53 AM   #8
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I have had similar issues. I found three things: 1.) splitter in the area above bedroom tv that can be an issue and we replaced it. 2.) the tv outlet in the basement, on the front door side and 3.) we had a bad connector behind the curb side wheels on the outside (sort of below where the living room tv is located. The later had received heavy wear and tear from the debris coming from the wheels). The connection literally broke apart when we inspected it. We cleanly cut both wires and replaced with waterproof connector. That solved our issue. Hope this helps someone. It was painstaking to trace and locate the problem.
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Old 08-18-2019, 12:42 PM   #9
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The splitter you are looking for is behind the pot lite in the bedroom near the tv. I have had a lot of similiar issues with my 2013 36RL.
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I have a somewhat similar issue. Bedroom works fine, but the living room gets an intermittent signal. I went looking for the splitter and figured it must be behind the bay. So I emptied my basement and removed the curved wall that encloses the back of the bay and...nope. The TV cable runs into a mass of cables that runs to the power center/fuse/breaker box inside the front door. I figured the splitter might be behind there. But now I'm going to go look above the bedroom TV first.....

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Not sure how close they are on the newer RV's, but in our 2015 39MB. The splitters are above the second living room ceiling light from the rear on the door side.

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Just a quick thought if you have your power turned on at the antenna it will cause the cable TV to not work correctly. Make sure the power is turned off the green light should be off
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Old 08-21-2019, 06:39 PM   #12
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I get a signal to the bedroom but not to the living room TV.
2013 RL. A splitter issue? Where is it? Also have a roof dish system but no not use.
Trouble shooting suggestions appreciated.
I have a 2015 38RL with 3 tv's I ran a new line to each tv so I have a dedicated line from my Dish to each tv. I traised out all of the existing lines used some of the existing lines and all work well now. most of the wires connect in the bedroom cabinet ceiling. It was not a hard job.
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I also have a 2013 RL and have had many issues with the wiring. Initially I obtained the wiring diagrams and GTXRAS is correct in that there is a splitter in the living room at the back behind the lite which connects to the satellite.
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I can't find anything above the bedroom TV. There really isn't a place for it that I can find but I didn't (and I'm not going too) pull ceiling panels. I'm going to start pulling light fixtures. Given the position of the TVs it should be close to the front door. Maybe in the bedroom, maybe in the living room.

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Old 08-24-2019, 07:06 PM   #15
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you need to take down the pot lite fixture to the right of the tv in bedroom. You can then feel around for cables and splitters.
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Remove the light fixture above to the right of the bedroom TV & fish around in the attic, I found a splitter, gray wires, for the cable that was wired incorrectly with loose fittings, also a splitter for the satellite, orange wires, system & a white cable from the antenna to the booster.
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Angry poor TV signal

I took our 3881 ES apart and found a splitter near the exhaust fan in bathroom and one underneath behind the carpeted panels amongst the mess of wires. Every connection was loose! we have upgraded to a King Air antennae to improve signal. we will see how it goes. Just another issue with Redwood and poor quality control at factory and dealer.
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Old 10-05-2019, 04:39 AM   #18
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Donít forget about the mess of cable and splitters that you will find below the floor and behind the fresh water tank located between the axels. You have to drop the Coroplast on the bottom of the trailer to access them. Remember that if you fight with the coroplast to get access, itís not going to fit the way it came from the factory because they put it in from the top down and you have to remove and install it from the bottom up.
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