Maxview Crank Up

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  1. micky drip

    micky drip Read Only Funster

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    I suspect that the co-ax feed from the LNB is damaged inside the crank/rotating mechanism of my wind up dish.
    Any of you Funsters got any suggestions on how to repair said cable ?
     
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    Can you use the existing cable to pull through a new length of cable? I have the same dish on my MH but it's in storage so I can't check the fine detail.
     
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    I had one on my RV.. and unless they have changed the design, the LNB cable doesn't go thought the crank mechanism, it is routed through a gland in the roof.. as you can see in this photo ..

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    seems like a good idea, will try, but there must be a coil inside to allow dish to rotate?
     
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    can't remember exactly how the cable is routed internally, that photo was 2007.. and the RV is long since sold.. , but don't think there is a coil or anything fancy inside .. probably just a bit of slack cable to allow turning back and forth, .. only way to find out is to have a look see ...
     
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    The dish can't rotate endlessly - it stops at a certain point then has to go back the other way. That would suggest the linkage may be uncomplicated, like a cable. Don't the installation instructions have an exploded diagram?
     
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    Have not found installation guide yet, also I am unable to get on roof, can`t reach far side of dish mounting. Were is BOATER?
     
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    The most likely problem is a bad connection at the LNB .. wet and or broken.. but you will need to find a way onto the roof .. no other way.
     
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    hi martyn am still here sent you a pm.
     
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  11. micky drip

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    Thanks for the link to maxview.
    Unfortunately I can`t open it just get Gobbledee gook, any ideas?
     
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    it works ok for me Micky.. but it is just the installation instructions.. doesn't show an exploded view ..

    have you got on the roof yet ?
     
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    too fat to get thru roof window, waiting till pembrey rock for santas helper
    Thanks to u all. Will let u know the outcome
     
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    Thanks to you all for your input on my Maaxview problem. My brother in law managed to reach from roof window fitted new LNB and remade F plug... Job Jobbed
     
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