HOW TO FIX DSTV YOURSELF 

First Step

Check if the dstv decoder is on.If there is power the decoder will display lights on the led panel.

Light indicators

*Red Light  -  The decoder is off, press the power button on the remote or decoder  to switch it on.

*Green Light  - Decoder is on and its working properly.

*Flashing red & orange lights - Decoder is faulty,yuo need a replacement

*Clock Display - Decoder on standby

2nd Step

Check if the Tv is on.If dstv is working fine,you will get dstv playing. Not get dstv picture and decoder is working check if  you are on the right tv SOURCE/INPUT.

3th Step

How to fix error messages displaying on Tv.

No Signal

*Check if the dstv decoder is on. *Check the power supply of the dstv decoder if its working. *Check the Source input if you are on the right dstv input *Check your dstv Hdmi or av cable if they are connected properly from the decoder to the tv.Try to replace cables they might be demaged.

E32 ERROR

Its an error message from Dstv.Normally it takes about 5 mins to clear. Call Dstv if the error message does not clear.

E16 ERROR

This means your dstv subscription is suspended normally due to payment.Contact dstv to reslove the issue.

E42 ERROR

SOLUTION

*Check the heart beat cable,See if the cable its connected properly on the dstv rf inputs.If tee cable is demaged,chane the the whole cable.