Friday, February 12, 2016

SONY KDL-V32XBR2 - KDL-V32XBR2 – Service mode - LED Blinking code and causes – factory reset – white balance adjustment - LCD television repair and service

Category: LCD Television Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access service mode 
  • White balance adjustment 
  • Factory reset 

SONY KDL-V32XBR2 - KDL-V32XBR2

Diagnostic Test Indicators
When an error occurs, the POWER LED will flash a set number of times to indicate the possible cause of the problem. If there is more than one error, the LED will identify the first of the problem areas. If the errors occur simultaneously, the one that corresponds to the fewest fl ashes is identified first.
LED BLINKING AND CAUSES 
No OF Blinks
Monitor items
1
Abnormal AU Power voltage
2
Abnormal D5V/A9V Power voltage
3
Abnormal Panel Voltage
4
Back light failure
5
Abnormal main power voltage
6
Abnormal speaker
7
Internal temperature rise
8
IC5000
ACCESSING SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS
To adjust various set features, use the Remote Commander to put the set into service mode to display the service menus. The Remote Commander displays the service menu associated with the Digital or Analog format depending on which format is on the TV when you enter service mode.
ACCESSING THE DIGITAL SERVICE ADJUSTMENT MENUS
1. Turn the TV on and view a Digital channel.
2. Put the TV in standby mode. (Power off).
3. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second:
DISPLAY  > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER On
4. Use the up button to view the next category listing the white balance adjustment items.
5. Use the UP or DOWN button to select the item you want to adjust.
a. To increase the data value of the category, press the RIGHT button.
b. To decrease the data value of the category, press the LEFT button.
6. To save the data value changes, press the DOWN button to select Color Save and then press the ENTER button.
a. To save the data value changes, select Save by pressing the DOWN button and then press the ENTER button.
b. To cancel the data value changes, select Cancel by pressing the UP button and then pressing the ENTER button.
VIEWING THE DIGITAL MODULE BOX (Q-BOX) SERVICE ITEMS
Use the following instructions to display the Digital menu items you want to adjust.
1. Turn the TV on and view a Digital channel.
2. Put the TV in standby mode. (Power off).
3. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER On.
4. To display the Digital Module (Q Box) service adjustment menus, press JUMP .
The QM category displays.
5. 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 return to the Digital Service Menu, press the JUMP button.
6. To change the adjustment item, press 1 or 4 on the Remote Commander.
7. To change the data value, press 3 or 6 on the Remote Commander.
Note: To go back to the last saved data value, press 0 then ENTER on the Remote Commander to read the memory.
8. To write into memory, press MUTING then ENT on the Remote Commander.
9. To exit service mode, turn the power off.
ACCESSING THE ANALOG SERVICE ADJUSTMENT MENUS
1. Turn the TV on and view an Analog channel.
2. Put the TV in standby mode. (Power off).
3. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER On.
4. Use the DOWN button to view the next category listing the white balance adjustment items.
5. Use the UP or DOWN button to select the item you want to adjust.
a. To increase the data value of the category, press the RIGHT button.
b. To decrease the data value of the category, press the LEFT button.
6. To save the data value changes, press the DOWN button to select Color Save and then press the ENTER button.
a. To save the data value changes, select Save by pressing the  DOWN button and then press ENTER the button.
b. To cancel the data value changes, select Cancel by pressing the UP button and then pressing the DOWN button.
RESETTING THE USER MENU - FACTORY RESET
The TEST RESET option resets all the customer adjustable data back to the factory defaults.
1. Put the TV in standby mode. (Power off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER On.
3. Use the DOWN button to view the next category listing the white balance adjustment items.
4. Continue pressing the DOWN button until the next category list displays.
AGING MODE
Aging mode is designed to remove image retention from the screen.
NOTE: Once you enter into Aging Mode the Remote Commander no longer functions with the set. To turn off the set, push the Power Button on the set.
1. Put the TV in standby mode. (Power off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER On
3. Use the DOWN button to view the next category listing the white balance adjustment items.
4. Continue pressing the DOWN button until the next category list displays
5. Press the DOWN button to select AGING MODE.
6. Press the ENTER button to display the Aging Mode options.
7. Press the DOWN button to select ON.
8. Press the ENTER button to start the aging process.
WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT
The White Balance only needs to be adjusted when you replace the BU Board.
1. Through the Video 1 input, step Gray Scale with Setup.
2. Press MENU on the Remote Commander.
The User Menu displays.
3. Press the DOWN button until Settings is selected, then press the ENTER button.
4. From the Picture menu, press the RIGHT button to display the picture mode options.
a. Press the DOEN button to select Custom, then press the ENTER button.
5. From the Picture menu, press the DOWN button to select Color Temperature.
a. Press the RIGHT button to display the Color Temperature options.
b. Press the DOWN button to select Cool, then press the ENTER button.
6. From the Picture menu, press the DOWN button to select Advanced Settings.
7. Using the arrow keys set all the registers in the Advanced Setting menu to Off.
8. Put the TV in standby mode. (Power off).
9. Access the Service Menu by pressing the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER On.
10. Press the DOWN button to display the white balance adjustment menu items.
11. Using 10 step NTSC Gray Scale with Setup adjust the White Balance of the 60% shade with R_Drive and B_Drive.
12. Using the same pattern, adjust the white balance 20% with R_BKG and B_BKG.
13. 20IRE and 60IRE shades should have the same color.