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Service Menu Codes for All TV Brands like LG, Sony, Samsung & more! TV "Service menu codes"

Service menu WARNING FOR TV TECH.S USE ONLY, THIS CAN MESS UP YOUR TV IF YOU'RE A NOVICE.

JVC-
Press DISPLAY and VIDEO STATUS on the remote control simultaneously to enter the SERVICE MENU
Press MENU UP/DOWN to select an item (including other menus)
Press MENU LEFT/RIGHT to adjust
Press EXIT to return to a previous menu. Press again to EXIT

 or
Press SLEEP TIMER and set the SLEEP TIMER for "0" MIN. 
Press DISPLAY and VIDEO STATUS at the same time (while 
The SLEEP TIMER information is still on screen) to enter the SERVICE MENU
Press MENU UP/DOWN to select an item (including other menus)
Press MENU LEFT/RIGHT to adjust
Press EXIT to return to a previous menu. Press again to EXIT

 or
 JVC sets from 1995: 
Set the clock to 3:21 AM. 
Start the clock as you normally would but press MUTE while "Thank you" is flashing.
Press MENU up or down just after MUTE.
Use UP/ DOWN to select options and LEFT/ RIGHT to adjust. The settings are automatically saved when you exit. 

LG- 
Buy the LG Service Remote. : LG 105-201M OR (holding both menu or 'Ok' buttons on the remote & the front panel).
MAGNAVOX
 1
With the set ON, push: 0 6 2 5 9 6 then MENU. 
The channels will change but when menu is pressed, the TV will enter the service menu. 
Press MENU to change adjustments
To save your changes, press POWER on the TV set. "Preset Memory" will appear, then the set will power down.
Note: Before entering service menu mode, make sure you power the TV on, off, and back on using the POWER button on the TV only. 
This should enable you to use the power-off button on the TV, after you made your changes, allowing you to saving them.

 2
With the set OFF, push 0-6-2-5-9-6 STATUS. Set will come on in SERVICE MODE. Shut power off at the set to save settings. Some sets require that you unplug the set to save the settings.

 3
Press MENU on the remote, while the menu is still up press the numbers 0 6 1 5 9 6 or 0 6 1 5 9 7. 
One of these will bring up the service menu. 
Press LEFT/ RIGHT arrows to select an item
Press UP/ DOWN arrows to adjust

 4
Enter 1 6 2 5 9 6 then MENU to enter the adjustment mode on some sets. 
Enter 0 6 2 5 9 7 then MENU to enter the convergence mode on some projection TV???s

CONVERGENCE for PRO-JO
With the set OFF, push 0-6-2-5-9-7-STATUS

MITSUBISHI

For Factory Menu, press MENU 1 3 7 0
Service Adjustment Mode, press MENU 2 3 5 7
Convergence Mode, press MENU 2 3 5 9
Use the VIDEO or VIDEO buttons to enter two different groups of adjustments
Use the VIDEO / VIDEO buttons to toggle thru the adjustments
Use the + and - keys to adjust
When finished with adjustments, press ENTER to save
Press MENU twice to exit service mode
NOTE: If the above MENU number combinations won't work to enter service mode, try one of the following:

MENU 1 2 5 7
MENU 1 2 5 9
MENU 2 3 5 6
MENU 2 3 5 8
MENU 8 2 5 7

PANASONIC

 1 For chassis AMEDP, APEDP, AREDP ...
Press ACTION (TV turned on)
Select SET-UP icon, set antenna to CABLE 
Select TIMER icon, set sleep timer to 30 
Press ACTION twice to exit menus and tune to channel 124 
Adjust volume to 0 
Press VOL - on TV control panel and red 'CHK' will appear in the upper left corner 
To toggle between Serviceman and Aging Modes press ACTION and VOL + simultaneously on the control panel 
The set is now in Serviceman Mode, press POWER on remote to select one of the five Serviceman Adjustment Modes: 
B = VCJ Sub Adjustments
C = VCJ Cut-off Adjustments
S = Options (PIP and Clock Adjsutments)
M = MTS Adjsutments
'CHK' = Normal operation of CHANNEL and VOLUME controls
Press CHAN UP / DOWN on remote to select an item
Press VOL LEFT / RIGHT to adjust


 2
Short test point FA1 to cold ground FA2 (A-board: TP pin 8 to pin 3) 
Receiver is in Aging Mode with yellow 'CHK' in the upper-left corner 
Press ACTION and VOL+ simultaneously on the control panel and 'CHK' should be in red 
The set is now in Serviceman Mode, press POWER on remote to select one of the five Serviceman Adjustment Modes: 
B = VCJ Sub Adjustments 
C = CRT Adjustments 
D = Pincushion Adjustments 
S = Options Adjustments (PIP and clock)
Press CHAN UP / DOWN on remote to select an item

Press VOL LEFT / RIGHT to adjust


 3
 TX-W28R3 (and similar models)

Set BASS to maximum position, set TREBLE to minimum position 
Press REVEAL on the remote control and at the same time press VOLUME on the TV. 
This will place the TV into the Service mode 
Press the RED / GREEN buttons to select an item
Press the YELLOW / BLUE buttons to adjust 
Press STORE on the preset panel after each adjustment has been made to store the required values 
To exit the Service Mode, press NORMALIZATION 

RCA/GE CTC175 thru CTC187

Turn TV on - Press and hold MENU - Press POWER - Press VOL+
P00 and V00 will be displayed (left and right sides of screen)
Release MENU - Press VOL+ to set V00 to no. V76
Press CH+ to select an adjustment that you want to change ( ???P00??? ) 
Press VOL+ and VOL- to adjust ( ???V00??? )
P01 Horiz Freq P07 Red Bias
P02 Horiz Phase P08 Grn Bias
P03 EWDC P09 Blu Bias
P04 EW amp P10 Red Drive 
P05 Vert Cent P11 Grn Drive
P06 Vert Size P12 Blue Drive

SAMSUNG                                                                                                                                                                    

  •  Put the TV into standby
  • Press the {INFO} {MENU} {MUTE} {POWER} buttons on the remote within 3 seconds (in that order; one-by-one)
  • Use the {POWER} button to exit the Service Menu.                                                                   OR 
Turn TV off
Press: MUTE 1 8 2 POWER
TV will power up in service mode and GAMMA GAIN1 will be displayed on the screen
Use VOL+ and VOL - to select an item
Use MUTE and the MENU to adjust
Use ADD to save the settings

CHASSIS: SCT51A
Turn TV off 
Press SLEEP P.STD MUTE 

CHASSIS: SCT11A, SCT11B, SCV11A, SCV11B 
Press P.STD MENU SLEEP POWER ON 
Perform adjustments with VOL + and VOL - 
Select between adjustments with CH + and CH -

 

SANYO
Hold MENU while plugging set in to AC power
Use the VOLUME and CHANNEL keys to adjust as needed

SHARP
 
Hold VOLUME UP and CHANNEL UP buttons in while plugging set into power. TV comes up in service mode.
Press CHAN + or CHAN - to select an adjustment that you want to change
Press VOL+ or VOL- to adjust

orTurn TV on. Press RESET (in the video adjust menu) to ensure customer controls are in their proper reset position. 
Momentarily short TP2001 to TP2002.
Press CHAN + or CHAN - to select an adjustment that you want to change
Press VOL+ or VOL- to adjust

orMomentarily short R2010 near IC 2001, north side to ground
Exit service mode, turn off power & unplug                                                                                              

    SONY *


    1. Unplug the TV power cord from the electrical outlet.
    2. Allow the TV to remain without power for one minute.
    3. Plug the power cord back in to the electrical outlet.

      IMPORTANT: The TV should turn on automatically. If it does not, go ahead and turn it on.
    4. While the TV is turned on, unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet as before.
    5. Allow the TV to remain without power for another minute.
    6. Perform a factory reset.
      1. After a picture or display information appears, wait two seconds and then press and hold the up arrowbutton on the remote control.
        IMPORTANT: Make sure the remote control is pointed towards the front and center of the TV.
      2. While holding the up arrow button, press and release the Power on button on the side of the TV. Reset will appear momentarily on the lower left hand corner of the TV.

        NOTE: If the reset procedure does not start immediately after the picture or display information appears, the reset will not work properly. In this case, start this procedure again.
      3. Release the up arrow button on the remote control and wait for the TV to reset.
      NOTES:
      • If the Reset message does not appear and the TV turns off and on, begin again from step 5.
      • If the standby light begins blinking eight times, return to step 1.
    7. After the Reset message appears, allow the TV to reset. Do not press any buttons on the remote control or on the TV and do not make any other adjustments for 1 minute.
    8. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
    9. Allow the TV to remain without power for 10 seconds.
    10. Plug the power cord back in to the electrical outlet.
    11. Turn on the TV.

    With the set OFF, quickly press DISPLAY 5 VOL+ PWR. The word SERVICE will be displayed 
    Press 1 or 4 to select an adjustment that you want to change
    Press 3 or 6 to adjust
    Press MUTE then ENTER to save each adjustment

    Sony tvs made in 1990's press and hold a recessed button
    on the rear of the set as you turn the TV on instead of pressing 
    DISPLAY, 5, VOL+, PWR (hole for button is under VIDEO jacks)

    TOSHIBA
    With the set ON, press MUTE once remote, then press MUTE again and hold in down while pressing MENU on the TV
    The letter S will appear on the screen to show that the set is in the Service mode
    To select the adjustment that you want to change press CH+ or CH -
    Press VOL+ or VOL- to adjust

     or
    With the set ON, Push the MUTE button on the remote 3 times and on the third time hold it 

    down then press MENU on the set.

    Vizio- 2ways
      • Turn the Vizio TV off.
      • Press and hold the "CH + & CH –" buttons on the TV.
      • Then press and release the "POWER" button on the "TV".
      • Release the CH+ & CH- buttons.
      • Press the MENU button on the remote.
              • You should get your regular menu up, but with a “F” in the bottom right corner of the menu (factory reset)
              • Press and hold the MENU button for few seconds.
              • The Service Menu will be displayed.
              2nd way
              • Turn off the Vizio TV.
              • Press and hold the "CH+ & CH-" buttons on TV.
              • Then press and hold the POWER button on the TV.
              • Keep all three buttons pressed for few seconds.
              • Press the MENU button on the remote.
              • You should get your regular menu up, but with a “F” in the bottom right corner of the menu 
              • Press and hold the MENU button for few seconds.
              • Service Menu will be displayed.

              Pioneer
              Plasma Pioneer 3rd Generation
              • Make sure the set is in standby
              • Hold down INPUT + VOL+ buttons on the panel.
              • Turn on the Plasma Pioneer at the panel.
              • The service menu will come up.
              Plasma 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th generation
              • Make sure the Plasma and the Media Box are in standby.
              • Using the remote control, Press DISPLAY button (only press, do not hold) and wait 5 seconds.
              • Press {LEFT + UP + LEFT + RIGHT + POWER buttons.
              • The Pioneer Plasma will turn on and be in the service menu.

              ZENITH
              Press and hold MENU until the user menu disappears (5 - 10 sec.)
              *The remote or the keyboard on the set can be used
              Immediately press 9, 8, 7, 6, ENTER (this will bring up the service menu)
              * On models with 10 buttons keyboard, without delay, press simultaneously ADJ. RIGHT and CH+

              * On model with 6 button key board, without delay, press simultaneously VOL+ and CH -

              Press and hold MENU until the menu disappears
              The set should now be in the service menu mode. 
              To access most of the features selection 00 needs to be toggled from 0 to 1
              After your adjustments 00 needs to be toggled from 1 to 0
              To exit the service menu press ENTER