How do I get digital channels on my cable package if my internal tuner no longer works?

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I have an RCA 55" HDTV. When I did the channel scan, it did not pick up any of our cable packages digital channels. I have three other HDTV's and they all picked up the digital channels. Is my internal tuner no longer working? If not, what are my options for picking up the digital channels that are available on my cable package?
 
Did it work in the past? If so then the tuner could be bad.
If not then your RCA TV may not have a QAM tuner. If you don't see the option for cable in the set up menu I would say it doesn't.
You could get an external HD QAM tuner
https://www.amazon.com/IVIEW-3200STB-Multimedia-Converter-Recording-function/dp/B00RDQGBIE/ref=pd_cp_504_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00RDQGBIE&pd_rd_r=ZEVGF06EF2MJS07E71C7&pd_rd_w=uIerV&pd_rd_wg=Avkam&psc=1&refRID=ZEVGF06EF2MJS07E71C7&dpID=31JCPCcyyaL&preST=_SX300_QL70_&dpSrc=detail
This one has PVR functions built in. You want one that has HDMI out. If it doesn't it may not be HD.
Your cable provider may have a lower cost digital adapter option then getting a cable box for that TV.
 
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It was my mother-in-laws tv and it wouldn't pick up the digital channels when we got it from her after she passed away. It's only two years old so I'd think it had an internal tuner. When setting it up it did have the choice of cable on signal source which I chose. When I did the channel scan, it did not pick up the digital channels that our other TV's in the house did pick up.
 
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