I tried to turn on my LG 42 LCD with the 160 g hard drive about 2 years
old and the green light blinks a few times the screen dose not turn on
I have no functions remote or on the TV . I have unplugged it hoping
it would reset but no luck . any ideas
This is probably bad capacitors on the power supply board. My LG 42LB1DR has a known problem with this and I replaced the four bac capacitors myself and saved 5-6 hundered dollars that I was also told that it would cost to fix. I fixed for under 10 dollars and about 20 minutes. LG knows about it but they dont really want to admit it. My TV was only 26 months old when this happened. The four capacitors are made by Samxon and are 2200uf @ 10v. They are junk so even if you have the entire board replaced for say $200 its just going to happen again. They need to be replaced with a different brand.
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Usually Sony and LG Blinking Codes are the same. Here is what I have.
Unit is dead, No blinks - Problem in the standby power section. Might check fuse,
Continuous blink once a second, no pausing - No reply from the jungle IC301 (data bus is busy, shorted to ground, or held high), IK video path is defective.
One blink - not used for the self-diagnosis
Two blinks - B+ over current protection (OCP), unit goes to the standby mode then displays the 2 blink fault. Could be a short in the power supply of any of the circuits.
Three blinks - B+ over voltage protection (OVP), unit goes to the standby mode then displays the 3 blink fault. This is also a problem in the power supply circuit,
Four blinks - No vertical Deflection (V STOP), Screen goes to a single horizontal line then the video signal muted.
Five blinks - AKB circuit (automatic kine bias), the timer/standby indicator blinks for about 30 seconds then goes to the self-diagnosis function. Something is wrong with the video. In addition, unit could be in IK blanking, try turning up screen slightly.
Six blinks - No Horizontal (H STOP), no raster, goes to the blinking self-diagnosis function immediately.
Seven blinks - High voltage shutdown. The high voltage has exceeded 33k and the unit goes immediately into safety shutdown. Check power supply regulation and horizontal circuits.
Eight blinks - Problem with the audio (AUDIO), unit goes to standby and blinks the self-diagnosis code.
Nine blinks - Panel Module Error or Thermal Error. If it is intermittent 9 blinks, meaning sometimes the TV comes on and other times you get flashing Make sure the regulator is -12 or -13 (negitive).
Ten blinks - Check Q8014 and Q8013 for shorts, leakage, or bad solder connections on the " D" board. If the transistors are bad, check R8051 and IC8005, also on the "D" board.
First of all check the remotes. You can easily check the remote is it working or not. Justpoint the remote to a digital cameras or a mobile camera and press any button . If the remote is functioning then you can see a white light blinking.
If the remote is working , then the IR receiver of your TV have some problem. you can find the IR receiver it the frond pannel pcb of your tv. i have added a picture of ir receiver. will help you to find out the same. if you need any more assistance feel free to contact me throughfixya.
no. there's some problem on its display circuits that it need to be corrected, picture becoming dark has some problem with the inverter power supply circuits that responsible for lighting the small lcd flourescent light. maybe some loose connection in the components cause that to happen
LG's are known for having bad capacitors in the power supply. These components will cause all kinds of problems like not turning on, no backlight or no video and are known to do this after the TV has been off for a few hours or days. You will need service on this TV.
Your Tv has a 1 year warranty, you should contact Customer Service as soon as possible.
This is the number in the USA
1-800-243-0000 If needed this is the Global Site.www.lge.com/products/category/list/tv.jhtml Enter your country then click on Support for the Service Number. If this helps please rate this solution as a FixYa. Lone99star
Did anyone find out the solution for this??????? I have the exact same problem with my LG 32 LCD. I only had it for a year and a half, and the green light blinks a few times and it shows no picture. Not even a red light when the tv is off. The same thing happened a couple weeks ago and by some miracle it started working again.