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They for the most part only sell boards for these--the error codes can be misleading in many ways---suggest you Google the model number and see what boards are in it and what they cost to decide if set is worth a shop repair or not.

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Aug 27, 2012


Please specify the fault?

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Jan 20, 2012


am having same issue, and this is what I have learned, so far: Apparently, some of the earlier Bravias (mine is a 2006) has an issue with the F1 and F2 fuses on the Digital Tuner card. I decided to bite the bullet and open up the tv. The back came off fairly easily, and the card is in plain view. I believe it to be the same card that the coaxial connects to. There are two data connectors, top and bottom. after you free the card by undoing the screws, you will want to disconnect the bottom first by simply depressing the center of the connector and gently tugging to disconnect. The top data ribbon is a bit strange... the top of the connector rocks to one side, and the ribbon simply falls out. My card is part number A1164341A and is used on several of the tvs. I found it on Ebay for 10 bucks, inspected and tested. I just bought the card, so I don't know for sure that this is the problem, but I am fairly confident from what i have found out from researching the problem

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Oct 14, 2011


We had this trouble with our sony bravia, had to get a repair man in to look at it and the digital tuner within the tv went cost $180.00 to have a new digit tuner put in.

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Oct 14, 2011


www.tvcircuitboards.com should have them available. Just click the contact us button if you need assistance as they only list a few of the boards they have available.

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Oct 04, 2011


You can get an owners manual from;

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=KDL40XBR2&LOC=3

Click on the Operating Instructions link to download a manual.

Remember you go into the menu to the input or channel section.
Make sure it is set to match your input signal either Air or Cable.
Then Auto program or scan.

The manual will give exact instructions.

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Feb 28, 2011


Hi scorpiow2001

If you find the tools button on your remote you should find captions vision in the section of the menu hope this helps.. Cheers nikki

You can go to this link and download the manual for you tv

http://itg.beckman.illinois.edu/visualization_laboratory/equipment/multimedia/manuals/KDL40-46XBR2.pdf

Please take a few seconds of your time to rate my solution as i have taken time to answer your question the best i can Thank You......

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Jan 17, 2011


Im not sure what you mean by motherboard but heres a company we buy our Sony parts from.
http://www.encompassparts.com/

After going to the website login as Account number 27411 and leave password blank and hit enter.
Your now logged in as a guest. Enter your model number and go from there. They will list all boards associated with your televisions..

Good Luck!!!

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Nov 25, 2010


Hi,
KDL-40XBR4 and other USA model tvs only support NTSC color system and do not recognize other color systems in the world.
I'm afraid, KDL-40XBR4 will work in US only because it has only NTSC color system support circuitry.
There are multicolor system tvs available in other countries that recognize all kind of color systems like NTSC, PAL, SECAM, MESECAM etc.
Hope these info will help you.
Thanks.

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Jul 06, 2010


Hi Sherry, you can test your remote control to see if all the keys work correctly
Take your cell phone, put in camera mode and point the emitting LED of the remote control towards the camera,
press the keys, one at a time and see if the emitting LED is illuminated, if so, try the volume up key, if the light does not turn on, you could carefully disassemble the remote control and clean the contacts and the keyboard internally rubber,
Do not use alcohol to clean
the rubber keyboard, you can clean it with warm water and detergent then let it dry very well,
the contact plate, you can use a cloth with some liquid to clean the glass,
the idea is to remove the rubber residue on the contacts
then arm again and test, but you have results consult a specialized technical service
I hope you find the suggestion useful
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Sherry, puedes probar tu control remoto para saber si todas la teclas funcionan correctamente
Toma tu celular, pon en modo camara y apunta el Led emisor del control remoto hacia la camara,
presiona las teclas, una por vez y fijate si se ilumina el Led emisor, si es asi, prueba la tecla de subir el volumen, si no se prende la luz, podrias desarmar con cuidado el control remoto y limpiar internamente los contacto y el teclado de goma,
No Uses Alcohol para limpiar
el teclado de goma, lo puedes limpiar con agua tibia y detergente luego dejalo secar muy bien,
la placa de los contactos, puedes usar un pa?o con un poco de liquido para limpiar los vidrios,
la idea es sacar el residuo de goma que hay sobre los contactos
luego arma nuevamente y prueba, sino tienes resultados consulta a un servicio tecnico especializado
Espero te resulte util la sugerencia
Saludos Franco Dosil

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019


hello Dear
this is panel problem please replace panel
Thanks
M Nasir

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Apr 14, 2019


Aron,

To perform a reset you will need to disconnect the TV completely from power for at least 30 seconds, if this doesn't resolve your problem then you may have hardware that has expired in your device. Without physically looking at your device I can't say with certainty what your problem is, it could be your PCB. There are video's online you can visit on how to test a PCB for faults.
If you are not comfortable troubleshooting your device I would suggest contacting a local electronic repair shop near you, however I will link you to a generic instructional video showing you how to perform basic troubleshooting of your device.

Hope this helps,
Best regards


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxG3hmmvkJs Testing LCD TV Power Supply BoardsSTEP BY STEP
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Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Mar 08, 2019


Although I am just guessing, most Sony equipment uses metric screws. Go to a Home Depot or similar store and take the piece that you have that contains the threaded fittings and they will help you find the screws you need. https://www.manualslib.com/manual/793567/Sony-Kdl-32xbr6.html?page=7#manual This page of the manual gives some info about the screws such as not longer than 1/2" (or 12mm) to prevent damage to the set. Sony customer service may be able to supply replacement screws too.

Sony BRAVIA... | Answered on Feb 18, 2019

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