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TV won't turn on • Press the TV button. Make sure the TV is plugged in.• Check the wall receptacle (or extension cord) to make sure it is "live" by plugging in something else.• Something might be wrong with your remote control. Press the POWER button on the front of the TV. If the TV turns on, check the remote control solutions on page 26.• The front panel controls may be locked (disabled). Use the remote control to unlock the front panel controls by selecting the Lock Fr. Panel in the PARENTAL CONTROL menu and press OK (box won't have check mark).Buttons don't work • If you're using the remote control, press the TV button first to make sure the remote is in TV mode.• The front panel controls may be locked (disabled). Use the remote control to unlock the front panel controls by selecting the Lock Fr. Panel in the PARENTAL CONTROL menu and press OK (box won't have check mark).• Unplug the TV for two minutes and then plug it back in. Turn the TV on and try again.TV turns off unexpectedly • Sleep timer might have been activated. Go to page 24 for instructions.• KidPass might have been activated. Go to page 21 for instructions.• Wake-Up timer turned on the TV and no remote or front panel buttons were pressed for two hours.• Electronic protection circuit may have been activated because of a power surge. Wait 30 seconds and then turn on again. If this happens frequently, the voltage in your house may be abnormally high or low. • Unplug TV. Wait five minutes. Plug it in again.
Make sure the power cord is properly plugged into a wall outlet if your TV is not powering on.
Make sure the video and audio cables connecting your TV to external devices are secure if you are experiencing a fuzzy picture or no picture.
Reset the parental password if you forgot the password and
are unable to view certain programs. To do this, click "Menu" on your
remote control and use the arrow keys to select "Parental Controls."
Enter the master password, which is "4357" to reset the password.
Turn off the caption vision option if you are seeing a large
black box on your screen. To do this, click the "Menu" button and select
"Setup." Select "Caption vision" and press the "Plus" button on your
controller to set the option to "Off."
Check the "TV/Video" setting if you're not getting a picture
on your screen. You may have inadvertently selected a video input that
isn't active. Press the "TV/Video" button on your remote to cycle
through video inputs.
Alter the brightness settings if you are experiencing a poor
picture or no picture. To do this, press "Menu" and select "Video."
Increase the brightness settings to see if the picture begins to appear.
Make sure the volume is not muted if you are experiencing a
clear picture but no sound. Press the "Mute" button on the remote
control to turn mute on and off.
Power cycle your Sony
Wega if it's frozen or not responding to your remote control. Unplug
the power cord and wait a few seconds. Plug the power cord back in.
These are the instructions on locking and unlocking the control panel for your TV:
Front Panel Lock
This feature allows you to lock the buttons on the front of the TV. Even when the front
panel lock feature is on, the TV operates with the remote control.
To lock the buttons on the front of the TV:
1. Make sure the TV is on.
2. Press and hold the POWER button on the remote for approximately 5 seconds.
To turn off the front panel lock:
1. Make sure the TV is off.
2. Press and hold the POWER button on the remote for approximately 5 seconds
Does any indicator light in front of the TV when you turn it on?
if the answer is yes, try turning on the TV by using the remote control. press any of the programme numbers 1-9 while pointing the remote at the TV. It is advisable that you install new batteries in the remote before attempting this.
If the answer is no then you should do the following:
- check the wall socket. try plugging another device into this socket to see if there is power present
if all the above fail thentake the TV to the repairman.
Press the TV button. Make sure the TV is plugged in. Check the wall receptacle (or extension cord) to make sure it is “live” by plugging in something else. Something might be wrong with your remote control. Press the POWER button on the front of the TV. If the TV turns on, check the remote control solutions. The front panel controls may be locked (disabled). Use the remote control to unlock the front panel controls by selecting the Front Panel Block in the Parental Control menu and press OK to uncheck the box. The TV might be performing a periodic diagnostic check. Wait for a few minutes for the TV to turn on.
If still the problem persists then check the following:
Maybe the cable/air function is set to the wrong position. The channel might be blank — change channels. If you’re watching your VCR and it’s connected with coaxial cable to the CABLE/ANTENNA jack, tune the TV to channel 3 or 4 (whichever channel is selected on the 3/4 switch on the back of your VCR). Also check to make sure the TV/VCR button on the VCR is in the correct mode (press the TV/VCR button on your VCR). Check antenna connections. Make sure all of the cables are firmly connected to the jacks. Try adjusting sharpness function to improve weak signals. Closed-captioning might be on. Check Closed Caption in the Setup menu.
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I turned the TV off. I held in all of the (4) buttons on the front of the TV and turned the TV back on again....this seemed to free up the remote control access and I was able to work the TV normally. The four buttons were the channel and the volume controls.
If you forget your password you can reset it. Make sure the TV is off. Simultaneously press and hold VOL< on the TV?s front panel and CLEAR on the remote for approximately 5 seconds. Enter a new password next time you access the PARENTAL CONTROL menu.
Front Panel Lock
1. From the PARENTAL CONTROL menu, press the up or down arrow to highlight Lock Fr. Panel.
2. Press the right or left arrow to turn on (box has check mark) or off (box doesn?t have check mark) front panel lock.
Of course if you don't have a remote that can bring up the menu I don't know how this can be done.