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I have a sony tv that flashes red when I turn on power, 2

Customer Question

I have a sony tv that flashes red when I turn on power
JA: What Sony model do you have? How old is it?
Customer: 2 years old kdl 48w600B
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: no menu just flashes red power light with a black screen
JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Mike G. replied 2 months ago.

Hello, I see you were chatting with the site's automated response system. I am Mike, the real life technician assigned to help you. Sorry to hear you are having problems....

Do you have access to the tv right now?

Expert:  Mike G. replied 2 months ago.

Are you having website difficulties preventing you from replying?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 2 months ago.

Please try this:
-unplug the tv POWER cord from the wall outlet.
-wait 3 full minutes then plug in the tv power cord and try to turn on, preferably with the button on the tv, not remote.

REPLY back here and tell me what happens.

Expert:  Mike G. replied 2 months ago.

Have you had a chance to try what I suggested yet?