Remote does not work for Sharp lc42d85u
On this unit if you do a fact reset it should fix this problem steps as follows. PS you might need 2 people
1- unplug unit from back of unit
2- on the key pad on the tv hold the input and vol dowm buttons
3- while holding the buttons plug the tv in, keep holding the buttons until the screen comes up.
4- once the screen is up there should be a white K in a blue or green box.
5- next, on the key pad on the tv press the channel and vol down buttons once.
6- a menu should pop up
7- using the sharp remote,locate the directional pad
8- press the down button once should bring you to a 2nd page
9- top should state FACT INIT press the right arrow once to turn on, next a series of back slashes come up.
10- screen goes green and says INIT Successful
11- unplug unit from back of tv wait 10 sec then plug back in. tv should turn on by itself. should be back to as new.
If you get to step 7 and the remote still does not work then you need to replace the ir sensor board (aka) LED unit per Sharp.
if needed here is the orignal part info DUNTKE868FM01 about $12.00+ tax