Sunday, January 03, 2016

SONY KDL-52S5100 - KDL-52V5100 Service mode LED blinking code and adjustments – LCD television Repair

Category: LCD  Television Repair 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access to service mode 
  • Self diagnostics Menu access 
  • Led Blinking and causes  




SONY KDL-52S5100 - KDL-52V5100 

SELF DIAGNOSTICS
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.
Viewing the 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 .
The Self Check list displays.
The logo displays momentarily, then the Service Mode list displays.
3. To display the Self Diagnostic list, press ENTER
4. To exit Service Mode, press MENU
LED BLINKING ERROR CODE AND CAUSES 
Number of times STANDBY lamp flashes
Diagnostic Item Description
Possible Location

2 times


Main Power


Power Supply Board
G5N Board
3 times



DC Alert1



BM3 (Main) Board
Power Supply Board
G5N Board

4 times
TCON Error
LCD Panel
5 times
HDMI
BM3 (Main) Board
6 times
Backlight
LCD Panel
7 times
Temp
BM3 (Main) Board
8 times
HFR Error
LCD Panel


VIEWING SERVICE ADJUSTMENT DATA
There are no adjustments necessary for these models. All data has been set for optimal viewing for our customers. The following sections are for informational purposes only.
ACCESSING SERVICE 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 + > POWER .
The logo displays momentarily, then the Service Mode list displays.
ENTERING THE SERIAL NUMBER AFTER CHANGING THE MAIN BOARD
Use the following instructions to re-enter the Serial Number of the TV after replacing the Main (BM3) Board.
1. After accessing service mode, press ENTER to display the Self Diagnostic list.
2. To change the serial number field, press ENTER then using the number keys on the remote enter the Serial Number of the TV.
3. To save the Serial Number, press ELTER.
4. To exit Service Mode, press MENU
RESETTING TO FACTORY DEFAULTS
1. After accessing service mode, press the DOWN button to highlight
Factory Default, then press ENTER .
2. To reset to Factory Defaults, press ENTER then follow the on-screen instructions.
3. After selecting the language preference the on-screen display indicates to “select the type of use for this TV.” Home must be selected for optimal picture performance in the customers home.
4. Continue following the on-screen instructions.
NOTE: All other Service Mode information listed, ADC Auto Calibration, Clone User Setting, and Direct Log to USB will be reviewed in the Training Manual for these models.