Monday, January 11, 2016

SONY KDL-46XBR8 - KDL-55XBR8 Service mode – Self diagnosis – led blinking code – factory reset – LCD television repair and service

Category: LCD Television repair and service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access to service mode
  • Led blinking codes 
  • Factory reset 


SONY KDL-46XBR8 - KDL-55XBR8

ACCESSING SERVICE ADJUSTMENT MODE
1. TV must be in standby mode. (Power off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > TV POWER
SERVICE MENUS
Use the Remote Commander to view the BE and Digital service menus options.
1. To display the Service Menu that contains the Category you want to adjust, press JUMP on the Remote Commander.
(For a complete list of the service Categories refer to Service Menus)
NOTE: If the Service Menu display text is not completely visible, press the Menu HOME button on the Remote Commander to refresh the display.
USING THE REMOTE COMMANDER TO VIEW SERVICE DATA
Use the buttons on the Remote Commander to access the service menu items and adjust the data values.
1. Access Service Mode.
Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > TV POWER
The screen displays the first category in the selected service menu.
NOTE: If the Service Menu display text is not completely visible, press the Menu HOME button on the Remote Commander to refresh the display.
2. To change the category, press 2 or 5 on the Remote Commander.
Note: Pressing 2 or 5 only changes the categories within the service menu displayed.
To change a category on one of the other service menus, press the JUMP button until the correct service menu is displayed.
3. To change the adjustment item, press 1 or 4 on the Remote Commander.
4. To exit service mode, turn the power off.
RESETTING TO FACTORY DEFAULTS
Use the following instructions to restore the User Controls and Channel Memory settings to the preset factory conditions.
1. While holding down the UP on the Remote Commander, press the POWER button on the Front Panel of the set. The set restarts and displays the initial setup screen. This may take several minutes.
SELF-DIAGNOSTIC
If an error occurs, the STANDBY LED indicator will automatically begin to fl ash. The number of times the LED fl ashes translates to a probable source of the problem. A defi nition of the STANDBY LED fl ash indicators is listed in the instruction
manual for the user’s knowledge and reference. If an error symptom cannot be reproduced, the Remote Commander can be used to review the failure
occurrence data stored in memory to reveal past problems and how often these problems occur.
Diagnostic Test Indicators
When an error occurs, the STANDBY LED indicator will fl ash a set number of times to indicate the possible cause of the problem. If there is more than
one error, the indicator will identify the fi rst of the problem areas.
Self Check Diagnostic List
1. TV must be in standby mode. (Power off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY  > Channel 5 > Volume - > TV POWER .
Results for all of the following diagnostic items are displayed on screen. No error has occurred if the screen displays a “0”.
NOTE: If the Service Menu display text is not completely visible, press the Menu HOME button on the Remote Commander to refresh the display.
POWER LED BLINKING CODE AND CAUSES 
Diagnostic Item Description
Number of times STANDBY lamp
Possible Location
Main Power


flashes
2 times


G6 Board (Power Supply)
G7 Board (Power Supply) (KDL-55XBR only)

DC Alert


3 times


FBU Board
G6 Board (Power Supply)
G7 Board (Power Supply) (KDL-55XBR only)

Panel Alert


5 times


LCD Panel
LVDS Cable

Backlight



6 times



G6 Board (Power Supply)
GL Board (Power Supply)
G7 Board (Power Supply) (KDL-55XBR only)

Panel Temp
Audio Prot
Fan Error
DTT Error


7 times
8 times
9 times
10 times


FBU Board
AU Board
Replace Fan(s)
GL Board (Power Supply)



Balancer


13 times
LCD Panel
Cooling Fan
CB1 Board (KDL-55XBR only)
G6 Board (Power Supply)
FBU Board
 3. To exit Self Check display, turn the power off.
Clearing the Self Check Diagnostic List
In Service Mode, press the Channel 8 Channel 0 .