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I have a Sony Bravia Flat screen 4 yrs. old LED Light blinks red and makes the TV go off. TV will not come on unless I unplug it.Plug it in and turn on the TV same thing happens.

Bad power board

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Power light is blinking TV does not turn on

Mosy likly the regulator Ic in the main power supply . Not a consumer replaceable item because of xray and safty issues Call in a shop to assit you in this matter. Good luck

Posted on Jun 14, 2006

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SOURCE: 42 in SONY LCD flat screen has red light blinking and won't turn on

Does the red light blink in a discernible pattern? How many times does it flash or blink?

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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The TV is on protect mode.

Try first leaving the TV power cord unplugged for some times, let say one hour or so.

Also ensure that the fault is not coming from a faulty receiver box sending bad signal, check if you get same problem with no receiver box or dvd connected.

If that does not work, and you keep having a flashing led on front of the TV, and tv turning off by itself after a while, that indicates a fault condition.

The flashing light indicates a diagnostic state called protection.
When the TV goes on protection there are only two possible reasons.

1The internal circuits are jammed because of electrostatic charges accumulating on capacitors, or because of a wrong voltage read by the main chip on your monitor controller board. this started the protection circuit.

2 The protection circuit detected a wrong voltage or abroken contact, identified an internal fault and kicked in , startingthe flashing light.


If you are in situation one, then theTV will reset just unplugging power cord for one or two hours,sometimes even minutes.

If you are in situation 2 , then there is an internal fault.

Common faults that can occur are a blown capacitor on power board, a convergence IC has blown, or a fault on Digital board.

Check also the video cable or any external connection cable, if the cable is shorting, or the connector is bad, you can get same flashing state because of the video cable.


If under warranty contact the manufacturer ringing the number on the user manual

If you want to repair at your own expenses, just locate any good qualified repairer.

Posted on May 22, 2009

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Try leaving the TV unpugged for 30 minutes so the TV can reset itself.
If that doesn't work, most likely the TV has a power supply related problem. The most common thing to go out is the circuit board that supply power to the screen. Commonly called a Backlight Inverter Board.
I can't say it's 100% the problem because I can't actually look at the tv over the internet.
If by chance the TV is still under warranty, go that route.
If not under warranty and If you have some electronic experience, you can purchase a Service Manual over the internet and diagnose the source of the problem and fix it by soldering in the new part. The Service Manual will give you flashing red light codes, circuit diagrams, test points, and part# lists. Usually, cost under $20.

I hope I shed some light on the subject for you.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: green light turns red and red light blinks 4 times

Replace the Main Power Supply inside the TV.

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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