TV Repair Tips


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Size Model Chassis Symptom Problem Description Fix
27KV-27S10 AA-1 Video No video, audio OK R701 (680ohm, on CRT board)
27KV-27S22 AA-2Picture Picture is shifted 3inches to right D356 (near IC351 on the A board)
27KV-27S42BA-4DPowerDead with 4 blinksD612 (8-719-110-17 or RD10ESB2)
27KV-27S42BA-4DVideoPic out of sync and pulls to the leftQ571
27KV-27S45 BA-4PowerShuts down, due to bad Vertical IC R561 (.47ohm), IC541 (TDA8172)
27KV-27TS35 LN-1 Audio audio distortedMM201 (#SBX1638-11)
27KV-27TS35 LN-1 Tuner tuner drifts in and out replace tuner with rebuilt tuner
27KV-27V42 BA-4DAudio Buzz Buzz in Audio Add cap (.47uF/50V) between pins 4 and 5 of IC401
27KV-27V42 BA-4DPicture Trapezoid pin distortion D522 (#8-719-991-33, on A board)
27KV-27V42 BA-4DSound Sound takes a while to come on C641 (2200uF/25V, on A Board)
27KV-27V42 VideoPincushion DistortionD522 (8-719-991-33)
27KV-27XBR95S PowerDeadD1409 (#8-719-110-96, A board)
29KV-29XBR85ANU-1PowerRelay clicks, but no B+ from power supplySTR6301A, and test power supply for bad caps
29KV-29XBR85ANU-1Powerwont power upC664 (1000uF/35V), Q653
29KV29XBR85 PowerDead or intermittently deadC664 (1000uF/16V)
30KV-29XBR85ANU-1PowerNo raster, No audio, HV is presentIC1502 on D board
30KV-29XBR85ANU-1VideoNo Video or Audio, but has OSDResolder IC3201 (#875914204, on the P board)
30KV-29XBR85ANU-1PowerDead, might be intermittentresolder R554 on A board
32KDL-32L4000 VideoBottom part of picture flickerscommon issue on 32-inch sonys. The LCD panel is faulty
32KDL-32L5000 RemoteNo response from RemoteC9113
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