Dell Error Codes

Dell Error codes and solutions

Dell Diagnostics Error Code and Solution

RAM Issues
1. PSA 1000-0122 / PSA+ 2000-0122 ---- Memory test initialization failure.
2. PSA 1000-0123 / PSA+ 2000-0123 ---- Memory integrity test failed.

HDD Issues
1. PSA 1000-0141 / PSA+ 2000-0141 ---- No drive detected.
2. PSA 1000-0142 / PSA+ 2000-0141 ---- Drive Self Test failed. Status byte = XX
3. PSA 1000-0143 / PSA+ 2000-0143 ---- Drive Smart read command failed.
4. PSA 1000-0144 / PSA+ 2000-0144 ---- No support for Drive Self Test.
5. PSA 1000-0145 / PSA+ 2000-0145 ---- Timeout waiting for Drive Self Test to complete.
6. PSA 1000-0146 / PSA+ 2000-0146 ---- DST Log contains previous error(s).

Optical Drive Issues
1. PSA 1000-0147 / PSA+ 2000-0147 ---- Unit (d): Optical drive BIST – (s).
2. PSA 1000-0148 / PSA+ 2000-0148 ---- IDE ERROR: status (x) (s)
3. PSA 2000-0149                                ---- No optical drive detected

CMOS Issue
1. PSA 1000-0212 / PSA+ 2000-0212 ---- CMOS failed the pattern test.
2. PSA 1000-0213/ PSA+ 2000-0213 ---- The CMOS battery failed
2. PSA 1000-0214                               ---- Failure in DMA %s Port: XX.

Not intactraction Issue
PSA 1000-0221 / PSA+ 2000-0221    ---- Interval Timer Channel 0 (mode 0) is not generating interrupts
PSA 1000-0222 /                                 ---- Interval Timer Channel 0 (mode 3) is generating the wrong interrupt count per second.

Keypad Issue
PSA 1000-0312                                   ---- Keyboard test timed out waiting for keyboard response.

Touchpad Issue
PSA 2000-0313                                   ---- Error detecting internal touchpad or pointing stick.

LCD Issue
PSA 1000-0321 / PSA+ 2000-0321    ---- Unable to detect LCD.
PSA 1000-0322 / PSA+ 2000-0322    ---- Error accessing the LCD inverter.
PSA 1000-0326 / PSA+ 2000-0326    ---- LCD inverter error, unable to turn lamp ON/OFF.



Solution for the Error code
1000-0122
1000-0123 / 2000-0123
          Refix the RAM and run Diagnostics if you receive the same error code Replace the RAM.
After reinstalling the memory re-run the diagnostics if you receive the same error code  Replace the Motherboard

1000-0141 / 2000-0141
1000-0142 / 2000-0142
1000-0143 / 2000-0143
1000-0144 / 2000-0144
1000-0145 / 2000-0145
1000-0146 / 2000-0146
          Refix the HDD and run Diagnostics if you receive the same error code Replace the HDD.
          After reinstalling the HDD re-run the diagnostics if you receive the same error code  Replace the Motherboard

1000-0147 / 2000-0147
1000-0148 / 2000-0148
2000-0149
          Refix the Optical Drive and run Diagnostics if you receive the same error code Replace the Optical Drive.
          After reinstalling the Optical Drive re-run the diagnostics if you receive the same error code  Replace the Motherboard

1000-0212 / 2000-0212
1000-0213 / 2000-0213
1000-0221 / 2000-0221
1000-0222 / 2000-0222
1000-0223 / 2000-0223
1000-0224 / 2000-0224
1000-0231 / 2000-0231
1000-0232 / 2000-0232
1000-0233 / 2000-0233
1000-0234 / 2000-0234
1000-0235 / 2000-0235
1000-0241 / 2000-0241
1000-0242 / 2000-0242
          An out of date BIOS can cause any of these error codes.
          Downloads the Updated BIOS from DELL Web Site.
          After updating the BIOS re-run the diagnostics if you receive the same error code Need to Replace the motherboard

1000-0321 / 2000-0321
1000-0322 / 2000-0322
1000-0326 / 2000-0326
          Remove and reinstall the Display cable  & Invertor for error codes:
          After reinstalling the Display cable & Invertor re-run the diagnostics if you receive the same error code. Need to replace the LCD
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