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  1. LyndonRV

    LyndonRV Read Only Funster

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    Does anybody know an body that fixes oyster satellite - ite it has gone down in the wrong place and won't do anything else. I can hear the motor running when I power it up and then get error messages on the box. Could do with somebody asap in my area if possible, I think I have sold it. Thanks
     
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    Hi, this will take two people, one neads to be on the roof, slacken off the two large bolts at the base of the arm. ( the shaft is on serrations) then hold the dish while someone inside powers off the unit ,the unit should go back to it,s park position ( with the dish pointing to the rear, ) when all motors have stopped re-tighten the bolts and check it,s operation by powering up. Hope this helps
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    thanks for that, I have tried that but it keeps going back to the wrong position for some reason, thanks anyway
     
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    There are two microswitches under the white cover that control the rotation and elevation , would think that the cover has to come off and check these , if you take out the large bolts on the arm , the small bits of shaft will pull out allowing removal of the cover.
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    ok great, I will try that in the morning - do I have to take the dish completely off then?
     
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    No , just be carefull of the coax, may help if you unscrew it off the lnb to allow a bit more slack
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    Also perhaps take the dish off the arm ( 4 screws) may make things easier
     
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    ok cheers will let you you know how i get on!:thumb:
     
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    The elevation microswitch can be seen just to the left of the small gear
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    Failing all that:cry:........Robert Jacksons in Wakefield, Googling will find him !:thumb:
     
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    Oddly enough, just last night we took Darrells Oyster apart as it had developed a massive amount of slack movement in the elevation axis.

    Found the top bearing cage had actually come out of holder !
    As there is actually nothing to hold it down I have a feeling it will eventually work its way out again.
    If it does then I shall make a cradle stop for it...
     
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