Question about Sony BRAVIA KDL-46S2000 46 in. LCD HDTV

2 Answers

Four blinking red lights.

Hi, My sony bravia model KDL 40S2010 did not start up this morning. The standby light flashes four times and then pauses for a few seconds and then flashes again. Grateful for any help you can offer to help me. Thank you . I have 2 Sony Bravia KDL-46S2000 and one just quit when we woke up Mon Oct 6/08 and tv would not come on. Standby light is flashing 4 red lights. The Sony authorized Serviceman is expected next Tuesday a.m. Now I am fearfull!!! We paid top dollar for these t.v.'s !!! **$%#}?!! and have been huge fans loyal to Sony.

Posted by on

  • DukeBear Nov 19, 2008

    Update - Sony recommended technician who unplugged the tv for one minute . . (did not look at the back - it is mounted on the wall) and said 'Sony will have to figure this one out' wrote 'won't come on' on the invoice and charged 70.00 for service call. Sony Support Centre has very poor communication procedures . . . and has determined this is a $1200 repair . . . still waiting for final decision - with no tv since Oct 6th. Continuing to call, fax and e-mail Sony Support Centre on daily basis . . . they must be very busy!

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    red light flashing twice

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have the same problem red light flashing 13times what i do is turn it off for 30 min then it powers back up i gess it gets too hot

Posted on May 02, 2012

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 320 Answers

Either on of the backlight inverter boards is bad or a backlight has failed inside the panel.

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

  • Any Guy
    Any Guy Nov 19, 2008

    I am sorry to hear of your bad experience. With my company, we advise the customer that the TV must be in a serviceable position, which means NOT hanging on a wall so that the technician can check the "workings" of the TV. Without taking tha back off, there is no way the technician could guarantee that the panel was bad (what I am assuming since you got a $1200 estimate). There are fuses on the inverter board that have to be checked before a tech can say that iit is a backlight in the panel that is bad. Please keep me advised on your situation.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

LF501EM5F LED HDMI flat screen tv blinks red light 4 times & no picture but back lights work


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electro-medical.blogspot.com/

Jan 14, 2017 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

Bush tv flashes between standby and on red light then blue but will not turn on


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

Jan 13, 2017 | Bush Televison & Video

2 Answers

Panasonic TC-P46C2 Plasma TV. When you turn it on makes a clicking noise then red light stays blinking all the time. What part is likely to be defective?


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://homenol.blogspot.com/
http://electro-medical.blogspot.com/
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts..

Jan 13, 2017 | Panasonic Televison & Video

1 Answer

I have a Sony kds-60A2020 with no sound or picture two green and 7 red errors code


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

Jan 12, 2017 | Sony Televison & Video

2 Answers

I have a Sony kds-60A2020 with no sound or picture but what I get at firs on power on is 2 green blinks and then 7 red blinks


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.
Counting of number of blinks to Philips TVs is entirely different to that of other brand TVs. It is not a direct count procedure. The site have details about how to count the number of LED blinks [Fault Codes] to Philips brand TVs are given; along with details of the faulty circuit location.

Jan 12, 2017 | Sony KDS-60A2020

1 Answer

MY dstv DSDD 1132 decoder is flashing red and green lights but yellow light is steady. tv is black and remote not responding


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

Jan 12, 2017 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

I have a sharp aquos tv model lc-32m400x. When i turn the power on via button at the back the green light comes on for about 10secs then turns to red and flashes about every 11/2 - 2secs. Any ideas.


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

Jan 11, 2017 | Sharp Televison & Video

1 Answer

My tv cuts on but flashes red light 5 times and shuts off


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electro-medical.blogspot.com/

Jan 10, 2017 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

I have a 60 inch sony tv that have a red flashing on the lower left side,no picture when I turn it on and there is ringing sound.


Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

Jan 09, 2017 | Sony Televison & Video

1 Answer

Sony bravia shuts off


If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
Faults & possible causes to LCD screen are given with illustrations. You can get an idea about the fault to an extent.

Aug 30, 2014 | Televison & Video

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony BRAVIA  KDL-46S2000 46 in. LCD HDTV Logo

3,957 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Televison & Video Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

101642 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

71736 Answers

Jerry Greenberg
Jerry Greenberg

Level 3 Expert

1646 Answers

Are you a Sony Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...