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Antenna will not turn can it be greased ive had it for

antenna will not...

antenna will not turn can it be greased ive had it for several years and not used it

Technician's Assistant: What's the brand and model number of your TV? How old is it?

Samsung 2000

Technician's Assistant: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?

No problem with sourse

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been an issue with your Samsung? What happened right before this?

I havnt had it hooked up sor 5 years i feel like the motor is froze up

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Yes you can apply some grease to the moving parts of the antenna to help free it up.

You can also apply some spray oil which should penetrate in and help remove any corrosion that has built up.

You may need to help persuade the antenna to move by gently turning it with your hand as the motor kicks in.

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