Question about Sony KDL-46XBR4 46 in. LCD Television
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
A 6 flash failure indicates a backlight problem, either from the backlight inverter board or the backlights in the panel failing. There is a simple problem that sometimes causes this; loose screws holding the boards in place. You can try removing the power, taking the back off the set and tightening down the screws that secure the boards to the frame. the screws are aatually a ground connection and if they are loose it can cause problems. if this doesn't help, you will need a tech to look at it.
Posted on Nov 15, 2008
A service technician arrived at my home this morning and infromed me that 13 blinks indicates a bad LCD panel. His quote to repair it was approximately $500 more than the TV initially cost. I contacted Sony support directly, and they have agreed to replace the TV, since it is less than 30 days out of warranty. The KDL40V3000 has apparently been dicontinued so they are replacing with a KDL40V4100(factory reconditioned). I know this won't necessarily help others with the same problem, but if your warranty ended recently enough they will probably work with you to mitigate the expense.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
I just worked on this last week 13 blinks means there is a problem with the backlights.So it can be 1 of 2 things bad inverter board( which costs less than $200) or the panel in which case you can thow the TV away as it will probably cost as much for a new TV.Unfortunately the set I worked on ended up being panel. If you try the inverter board just take your time removing it its plugged in rather tight I gently tapped it out with a screwdriver to get it started.
The TV Dude
Posted on Apr 27, 2009
If the Standby light is blinking at the front panel of the TV, it seems that there is an internal malfunction occurred in the TV. I will forward a link to a page where you can get more information and troubleshooting steps for this issue. http://www.kb.sony.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=C399467 Please perform the steps provided on the page. If the issue still persists then service of the TV is required.
Posted on Jun 16, 2009
you either have a power supply problem or a inverter bd problem
id suspect the inverter board
its the panel that supply the power to the cold lamps that back light your lcd screen
Posted on Oct 25, 2009
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