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I have a g board problem and can turn the tv on in diagonstic mode mode but can't cancell the disgnostic with the tv on. I have the dreaded standby light blinking 9 times and can't turn it on with the on/off switch. I can turn it on in the diagnostic mode with the remote.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Try pushing the buttons on the remote and let me know what comes up on the screen if anything.
Display, Channel, 5, Vol Minus, ( Not plus ) then Power. This brings up
a screen with a list of the problems and number of times they have occurred.
Each of the problem names is abbreviated as, "OCP", "OVP", "V STOP", ETC.
We have repeated them in parentheses in the text for the "Blinks" described
above so you can correlate between the diagnostic screen and the blink
Posted on Jan 13, 2008
I had the same problem. blinking 9 times, pausing, 9 times...... remote would not power the tv on. after five minutes of pressing the remote it finally would. after turning it off you would have the same problem. sometimes a half hour of pressing remote in every which what way. finally left the tv on for three days and would mute at nite to go to bed. didn't think that was the best way so turned it off and it never turned back on. checked all the forums and found out it was the g board. unfortunately, you cant buy the whole g board anymore. if you take the back panel off the tv, on the lower left corner is where the g-board is. there are 3 little things to unplug and two screws (phillips head) in the middle of the g board. its simple to figure how to take it out. go to the sony direct parts website. the part # is A1054157A for the g board. since they dont sell it anymore they have a phase 3 program where you send in your old g board and they repair it for 64.95. it'll cost about 8 bucks to ship it to them. better than the 400 bucks the tv guy wanted. address is sony customer satisfaction ctr. , materials door 27H, mount pleasant, PA 15666 there number is 866-748-8272. call first and they give you the step by step instructions what to do. after tax and shipping it came out to less than 80 dollars.even came with a warranty. got it back in a week, popped it in and just love turning the tv on. anyone can do it.
Posted on Feb 06, 2009
SOURCE: TV won't turn on
There's a small diode on the power supply board that causes this. Its identifiable by its purple stripe. You will need the correct type of diode to fix this properly. The diode supplies the standby voltage to the system control circuit, so when it fails, the TV will never come on.
Posted on Feb 14, 2009
SOURCE: Sony Tv 42
The 9 flash error usually means an issue with one of the power supply boards in the TV. You can verify this by bypassing the shutdown. To do this with the set off and in the standby mode point the Sony remote at the TV and press these buttons in sequence within 5 seconds of each other, DISPLAY 5 VOLUME DOWN and then POWER. The set should turn on with no issues. Once it comes on there will be a diagnosis screen and the bottom entry on the screen should be ZCD. That entry should have a zero in the fail column. If it has anything besides zero then the power supply board is at fault. There are two power boards in this TV so I don't remember which one causes the issue whether its the G1 or G2 board. At this point if this is the issue then I would have a technician do the repair since replacing either board isn't that easy. Please take a few moments to rate my answer. Thank you....
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
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