8543 Errors

Symptom-to-FRU Index

Symptom/Error FRU/Action
One or more keys do not work. (See 'Ext. Keyboard/Aux. Input DeviceCheckout' before replacing any FRUs.) 1. Keyboard 
2. System Board 
No beep and a blank or unreadable display during POST. (See 'PowerSystems Checkout' before replacing any FRUs.) 1. System Board 
2. Any options or devices 
3. Power source when failing 
4. Speaker 
 No beep with a normal display during POST. 1.Speaker 
2. SystemBoard 
Continuous beep 1. System Board 
2. Any options or devices 
Repeating short beeps. (See 'Ext. Keyboard/Aux. Input Device Checkout'before replacing any FRUs.) 1. System Board 
2. Keyboard 
Dew Point or Temperature icon appears with one long and one short beep 1.System Board 
2. Power source when failing 
One long and one short beep. 1. System Board 
2. Power source when failing 
One long and two short beeps.  1. System Board 
2. Power source when failing 
One short beep and a blank unreadable or flashing display with no externaldisplay attached. 1. Display (LCD) 
2. System Board 
3. Power source when failing 
One short beep and Diskette Prompt or a program load from the harddisk drive or unable to read diskette(s) 1. Diskette Drive 
2. System Board
3. Diskette Drive Cable 
Two short beeps and a blank display. 1. System Board 
2. Any options or devices 
External display problems.(See 'External Display Self Test' beforereplacing any FRUs.) 1. External Display 
2. System Board
Incorrect memory size during POST. (See 'Memory Checkout' before replacing FRUs.)  1 . System Board 
2. Memory Module Kits
Computer hang-up or intermittent hang-up. (See 'Undetermined Problem'.) 1. System Board 
2. Hard Disk Drive 
3. Math Coprocessor 
4. Replace the last device being tested 
Computer does not suspend or resume. (Check the Suspend icon to makesure of the failure.) 1. System Board 
2 System-Status 
3. Display Assembly
4. Any options or devices 
Computer does not power off. 1. System-Status Display Assembly 
2.System Board 
Real-time clock inaccurate. 1. System Board 
Printer problems. 1. See ' Printer Checkout' 
Serial or parallel port device problems 1. Device 
2. Cable 
3. System Board 
ICON is incorrectly blinking or stays on. 1. System Board 
2. Related Device 
ICON incorrectly remains off but diagnostics runs without an error. 1. System Board 
2. Related Device 
3. System-Status Display Assembly 
Internal Data/Fax Modem does not communicate with a remote modem or a fax. (See 'Fax/Modem Checkout' before replacing any FRUs.) 1. InternalData/Fax Modem (Make /Fax Modem power option is set to on in the Set Featuresprogram.) 

Error Codes

101, 103, 107, 111 1. System Board 
2. HD 
3. Floppy 
4. Any attached devices 
109, 110, 121 (See 'Memory Checkout' before replacing any FRUs.) 1.SIMMs 
2. System Board 
122, 124 1. Planar 
2. Auxiliary Input Device 3. KB
123 1. HD 
2. Planar 
3. HD Cable 
141 1. System-Status Display assembly 
2. Planar
149 1. Planar 
2. HD 
3. HD Cable 
161 1. Run Autoconfig 
2. Backup Battery 
3. Planar
162 1. Run Autoconfig, then check installed devices using View configuration utility. 
2. Planar 
3. Floppy 
4. HD 
5. Math Co 
6. Floppy Cable 
7. HD Cable 
163 1. Time and Date Set? 
2. Planar
164  (See 'Memory Checkout' before replacing any FRUs.) 1. Run Autoconfig 
2. SIMMs 
3. Planar 
199 1. See ' Checking Installed Devices' 
1XX  (not listed above)  1. Planar
211 (on POST)  1. Planar 
2. SIMMs 
221 (on POST) 1. Planar 
204, 214, 224, 240 1. Planar 
2. Memory Module Kits 
25X 1. Planar 
2XX (not listed above)(See 'Memory Checkout' before replacing any FRUs.) 1. Memory Module Kits 
2. Planar 
301, 302 1. Planar 
2. Keyboard 
303 1. Planar 
2. Numeric Keypad 
3. Keyboard 
304, 305 (See 'Ext. Keyboard/Aux. Input Device Checkout' before replacingany FRUs.)  1. Keyboard 
2. Planar 
3. Numeric Keypad 
306, 310 1. Planar
308 1. Numeric Keypad 
3XX (not listed above) (See 'Ext. Keyboard/ Aux. Input Device Checkout'before replacing any FRUs.)  1. Planar 
2. Auxiliary input device
3. Keyboard
602, 653, 654 1. Defective floppy disk 
2. Floppy drive
3. Planar 
655, 660, 661 1. System Board 
6XX (not listed above) 1. Floppy Drive 
2. Planar 
3. Floppy Cable 
7XX 1.Math Coprocessor 
2. Planar (IBM does not supply a math co) 
9XX 1. Planar 
2. Any parallel Device 
3. Communication Cable 
1107 1. Communication Cable 
11XX 1. Planar 
2. Any serial adapter 
3. Communication Cable 
1207 1. Communication Cable 
12XX 1. Any serial adapter 
2. Planar 
3. Any serial device 
4.Communication Cable 
1705 to 1707, 1709, 1711, 1718 to 1720, 1730, 1732 (Reformatting HD can recover from the problem.) 1. HD 
17XX (not listed above) 1. HD 
2. Planar 
3. HD Cable 
24XX 1. Planar
5001 to 5016 1. Planar
5017 to 502X 1. Planar 
2. LCD Display Assembly 
503X 1. External CRT Display 
2. Planar 
8601, 8602 1. Pointing Device 
2. Planar 
3. Numeric Keypad 
8604 1. Planar 
86XX (not listed above) 1. Planar 
2.  Pointing Device 
3.Numeric Keypad 
101XX (See 'Fax/Modem Checkout' before replacing any FRUs.)  1. Internal Data/Fax Modem 
2. Planar 
3. Any serial device 
102XX 1. System-Status Display Assembly 
2. Planar 
3. Related device 

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