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Sony Bravia red light flashing four times? Here’s how to sort this common issue

Sony Bravia TV

Sony is one of the leading producers of high-quality TVs and they have millions of fans worldwide that love their products.

However, there has been a surge of comments online saying that the new Sony Bravia TV is turning itself off and a red light is seen flashing.

It’s hard to find a solid answer for why this was happening so we asked our experts to look into and they finally found a solution for everyone’s problem.

We’ve investigated why the Sony Bravia can automatically turn itself off followed by a red light that is seen flashing four times.

There were also a number of people who were seeing green and orange blinking lights on their Sony Bravia so we’ve answered that below too.

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Why is my Sony Bravia turning itself off and why is it flashing red?

The Sony Bravia turning itself off is a big giveaway that there might be a major error somewhere on your TV.

Blinking a certain number of times indicates what model your TV is and there should be up to eight flashes.

If it were to blink eight times then there is a special reset needed but if you’re seeing only four flashes, it could be an easy fix.

Below are a number of things you can try to get the TV to turn itself back on.

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Things to try in order to solve this issue

  1. Turn the TV off and back on, leave it for three minutes turned off to allow it to reset.
  2. If blinking persists then clear any vents or slots to allow good airflow around the TV.
  3. If that doesn’t work then turn the TV off again and unplug all connections to it and then reconnect to try again.

However, if this has not worked, we recommend you get in contact with us and we can help you repair your TV over the phone or help you find an engineer.

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What if your Sony Bravia has green and orange lights blinking?

A solid orange light would mean your TV is on a set timer, however, a blinking orange light means there is a software update taking place and the green light is usually solid when the TV is turned on.

When a green and orange light start to blink it could mean there is a software update taking place that is having issues completing.

Simply unplugging the TV for three to five minutes and then plugging it back in should be enough to sort any blinking lights out.

 

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