Actiontec WCB3000N No Coax Light: 3 Ways To Fix

Actiontec WCB300N Wi-Fi equipment is compatible with dual-band Wi fi and can be connected to Ethernet via Coax cable. It is the best choice for anyone looking to expand their MoCA network using an extender switch or cable.

The extender is great, and you won’t have any connectivity or speed issues with Actiontec WCB300N. If you don’t see any light at the switch, this is how to fix it.

Actiontec WCB3000N: What does it mean?

If there is no light, it means there is no MoCA signal and you have serious problems. You should be aware that the light does not indicate whether the cable is connected to the internet. Instead, it indicates the connectivity to the internet. Therefore, you need to examine all factors that could cause problems with your internet connection via your WCB300N extender.

1 Check the Internet

You will first need to verify that the internet connection is functioning properly on your device. You will need to make sure that your router is functioning properly. To make sure that it is working, you can also check the internet connection on another device.

If the internet is not working, call your ISP to have it checked. The extender switch may be working fine but the problem is with your internet. If your internet works fine, you can continue the troubleshooting process to check for other issues.

2 Check the connections

Make sure that the coaxial cable between your router and switch is properly connected and not loose at either end. To ensure the connectors remain in good condition, you will need to check that they are not corroded. Coaxial cables must be checked for damage at all points. Cables bent too hard can also cause problems with connectivity.

After you’ve checked that your cables are in good condition, you should check that your cable is connected to both the Wi-Fi router’s output port and the extender switch’s input port. If it is not, it can cause problems and you won’t be able see the lights.

3) Have your switch checked

After you have completed all of the above steps, you can take your Wi-Fi extender to an Actiontec technician. They will be able diagnose the problem and provide the correct repair or replacement.


Categorized in: