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Tv won't come on the red standby light is on has power clock

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Tv won't come on the red standby light is on has power clock is on what's next? Kdl46s2010
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 9 months ago.

Hello, and sorry you're having problems. We are now connected on this website- which saves you money over having a Tech come to your home, and in many cases we can fix the problem you're having. In other cases, these things do require additional parts to fix. But I can help you with that as well.

The TV stuck with the standby red light on, and no response from the power button indicates the Mainboard in the TV is locked up. This is generally a hardware failure in the TV and requires replacement of this component. This can occur after a storm, power outage, or simply as a result of the EEPROM (processor) in the TV failing.

However it's worth it to try a hard reset, as sometimes the processor in the TV can simply have locked up.

The first thing you would try, is disconnect the set from power, then press and hold the power button on the TV itself (not the remote), for 10 seconds and release. Then plug the set back in, and also check that the power cord is connected tight at the TV as well. Press power once, and see if the set powers up normally. Try this procedure up to 3 times, and please let me know what happens.

Feel free to reply back if you need more help, or want to reply back with more details. It does not cost you anything more to reply back once you've rated. Please do rate me positively (at least 3 STARS) and I will continue with you until this is sorted. The positive rating ensures I am credited for my work.

Expert:  Aric replied 9 months ago.

Let me know if you need further help once you're able to see my reply.