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Sony kdl-v40xbr1 standby light flashing four times and there is no picture or sound

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    Alexander Mar 03, 2016

    replace a CPU cooling fan!Inverter has nothing to do with blinking 4 times.It turns off BEFORE the set shuts down.

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These 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/
Blinking codes details of many popular brand TVs are given. Surf the site with patience.

Posted on Mar 03, 2016

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SOURCE: Sony KDL-40S20L1 Flashing Standby Led, No pic, No Sound

Hi, If all else fails, try do a hard reset. You can verify from your manual, but in some units, this is merely unplugging the unit from mains for a couple of hours. Try again, if it still shows error codes (blinking lights) you probably have to seek the services of a qualified professional. Hope this be of some help/idea. Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Aug 26, 2007

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SOURCE: Four blinking red lights.

you can have the inverter board replaced...instead of the entire panel.
KDL 40S2010: inverter part # 178950032, you will also need 2 spacers..part # 289765511
you're looking @ 200-300$ for the inverter and 5-10$ a piece for the spacers.

KDL-46V2500: inverter part # A1251295B
you're looking @ around 500-600 $ for the part

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

mistersony
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SOURCE: Four blinking red lights.

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

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Four blinking red lights.

the error code is triggered by the inverter fuses, which blow when the inverter fails

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

waynejamescm
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SOURCE: tv bravia kdl 40v3000 problem turning on

Hello,

Unfortunately, this is a failure of the balancer board for the backlight. The unfortunate part is that the balancer is not available by itself anymore, and the whole panel must be replaced, as Sony only has the balancers attached to new panels. You can contact Sony directly to ask for assistance, and it usually helps.

Hope this helps you...

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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