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How much is a service call? Is it $79

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#1 OFFLINE   Casey21



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Posted 01 August 2008 - 12:46 PM

I think my dish may need some tweaking. I'm at work right now so I can't post my signal strengths for a particular satellite. However, if I do require a service call and I don't have a protection plan, does anyone know what is the approx. charge? I've seen $79 on another posting but wanted to see if that has been other folks experience. Thanks.

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#2 OFFLINE   Richard King

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Posted 01 August 2008 - 02:48 PM

I would call a local dealer. They set their own rates, and the money would go to support a small, local business.
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#3 OFFLINE   Casey21



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Posted 04 August 2008 - 02:05 PM

I would call a local dealer. They set their own rates, and the money would go to support a small, local business.

That's a great idea - I never thought of that. Thanks for the suggestion!

#4 OFFLINE   turey22


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Posted 04 August 2008 - 02:15 PM

or you can get the proection plan, the first sc will be 1995 and then 5.99 after that. but the protection plan is a very useful thing. my remotes always break, little kids, and they always replace them for free.

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Posted 12 August 2008 - 01:42 PM

You can probably buy a ladder for $50... What I did was open a window near my Dish, turn up the volume so I could hear the signal, then started tweaking each adjustment to highest buzz. I was able to boost 5-10 points doing this.

#6 OFFLINE   kc1ih



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Posted 12 August 2008 - 06:18 PM

I needed a dish relocation a couple of months ago, I was charged $49.

#7 OFFLINE   JM Anthony

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Posted 13 August 2008 - 11:00 PM

Depending on how long you've been with E*, you could make a pitch for a freebie. Can't cost anything to give it a try.

Good luck.

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