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Audio issue with Sony Bravia tv

I bought a new Sony Bravia "40 flat panel TV recently and a couple of months later, there is an audio 'snapping' problem. It started out with just a few audio popping noises occasionally. Now, the episodic frequency has increased. The popping noises will occur for 10 minutes or sometimes an hour, then stop. Some tech guy suggested that it might have something to do with the power strip. I am not a technical person, I really need to know how to correct this aggravating popping noise on an otherwise nice Sony HD LCD TV. Any assistance is very appreciated!

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  • Anonymous Nov 09, 2007

    I have the same problem.

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2007

    I am having the same problem with mine, just started but is getting to the point that I dont even want to watch the tv because of it. I am calling Best uy tomorrow to get it checked out - thankfully it is under warranty. Will post if I find the problem.

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    We also have the same problem with a Sony Bravia hdtv only a few months old

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    Same problem. If anyone has a solution please advise.

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2007

    We have had this same problem since we had the tv. We have had multiple cable boxes so far which seems to fix the problem when we get a new one, but eventually the noise returns. I don't know what causes this problem, maybe the tv is the root of the problem.

  • klyon861 Dec 08, 2007

    I have the same problem. I have only had the television for 5 months and can't figure out why it just suddenly started.

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2007

    We bought the Bravia KDL-40V2500 in July and tonight the crackling sound started. Is there no solution?

  • BillFWTX Dec 22, 2007

    Yes we have the same popping or crackling audio issue with our Sony Bravia 40-inch LCD. It started when it was about six months old and does it sometimes but not at others. Any solution is appreciated.

  • kevb89 Jan 08, 2008

    My's Bravia TV just started doing the same thing. Any help would be appreciated.

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009


  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    I have observed the below issues as well with brand new TV set which was bought in Nov 2013.

    1 TV goes for switch off and automatically switches on in few seconds, The issue is intermittent and seen more than 10 times till now.
    2 Audio suddenly goes to mute mode and unless I switch off and on the TV, sound is not coming, seen 3 to 4 times
    3. Black Line seen on TV panel, this seems to be issue with TV panel and agreed to replace the same.

    I am completely upset with the above said problems with 5-months old TV which is used sparingly and not able to digest to see a such a product from Sony.
    I believe that Sony makes good products and release after through testing.

    I would like to get a new TV instead of replacing parts of it. Please let me know what has to be done to get the new TV.

    ID: 17903115
    Job No: J40425610


  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Static is heard at start up even before cable

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Static heard at start up



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Each time our TV starts the snapping sound we reboot the cable box. Problem solved.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

  • summer717 Oct 10, 2010

    This worked - no more snapping! Thank you!


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I had this problem and what I think caused mine was that I had a wireless modem in the house. The reason I think it was the modem was that the clicking sound and my modem stopped working at the same time. I think the two were related....either modem but more importantly no more clicking.

Hope this helps

Posted on Jan 15, 2008


I have the same problem. Mine is about a year old. It seems to be clearly coming from the speakers. When I turn the volume down. The popping/clicking/snapping noise lowers with it.

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