VIZIO Smart TV Blinking ON AND OFF

  • Unplug all connected power cables from back of vizio smart tv and connect then back properly after 60 seconds and turn on vizio smart tv.
  • Replaces power cables, hdmi cables, monitor cables with new cables and check if power cables are damaged or became faulty causing vizio smart tv blinking on and off
  • Avoid loose connection to cables connected to vizio smart tv and perform soft rest and hard reset on vizio smart tv.

Blinking screens on Vizio TV can be the result of several issues and it may result in unpleasantness while watching. The dimming TV screen effect is like strobe light and may show flashes of black or vizio tv power light flashes 15 times or flashing black screen or vizio tv flickering horizontal lines and you can also see vizio smart tv turns on with no picture. It may result in poor cable signal and any malfunction device attached to your TV or internal hardware failure. Check whether your TV has an energy efficiency feature that can be causing the issue.

VIZIO Smart TV Blinking ON AND OFF

Fix Vizio Smart tv Blinking ON and OFF

Below simple vizio smart tv blinking light or Vizio smart tv not turning on troubleshooting methods will help you fix Vizio smart tv issues easily.

Quick Fixes for Blinking TV

VIZIO Smart TV Blinking ON AND OFF

1) Turn off the TV and Then On it back to reset the TV.

2) Unplug the TV from power outlet for 3-5 minutes to reset and check connection of cables from and to the TV.

3) Once check is the any faulty component connected to TV.

4) In the TV menu disable the energy efficient feature.

5) Check input source whether the issue is with the TV or a component.

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Check and Reconnect All Connections

1) Check all the cables connecting to your TV that may include HDMI component or composite cable along with coaxial cable coming from your cable outlet.

2) Check for any tears or frays in cable that cause any wear or in consistent signal sent to your TV. Replace all cables if necessary and reconnect them to your TV.

Advanced Video Settings

1) Vizio smart TV allows you to see number of effects that are designed for viewing effects in “Advanced video settings”. By using this settings may cause flickering problem. These feature may include backlight control, ambient lighting etc and more options. You have to disable these options under the “Advanced video settings”.

2) Power off your TV to determine the options that are causing your TV to flickering.

Discharge your TV

1) Vizio TV contains a “Random access memory” or RAM like other electronic devices and that act erratically after long period of continuous use.

2) Free up the available RAM by unplugging your TV and press the power button for 30 seconds. And then turn on your TV back into the power supply. Check  if it still flickering.

Power Cycle Vizio Smart TV Equipment

  • The equipment’s connected to your vizio TV need to be disconnected and restarted. This process is referred as “power cycle” by doing this it will restarts your entire entertainment system. 
  • Unplug the devices from TV for 30 seconds and restarts each device after discharging your TV to determine if a device like your cable box is causing disruption.

Backlight Failure

Vizio LCD TVs uses the two types of backlight cold cathode and fluorescent lamps. While visio claims LCD TVs upto 100,000 viewing hours and LCD screens cannot self-illuminate, requires third party backlight to brighten the colors produced by liquid  Crystal’s.

So, before complete burn out it shows warning signs like flickering, dimming, flashing. Even if your backlight dead, the liquid Crystal’s will produce theirs colors, shining flashlight at 45 degrees allows you to see those colors, signifying that screen itself is still working, but that the backlight doesn’t have enough  process to illuminate it.

Vizio tv Power Light Blinking No Picture

Power cycle or power rest vizio smart tv by removing all power cables from back of vizio smart tv and wait for 60 seconds and plug them back and turn on vizio smart tv and remove and plug back power cables properly without loose connection and check with backlight settings on vizio smart tv.

Vizio tv Flashing Black Screen

If you are seeing flashing black screen on vizio smart tv then there is an issue with cables and you need to remove and insert cables back on vizio smart tv and replace cables with new power source cables and fix flashing black screen issue.

Vizio tv power light flashing 15 times

Simply you need to power reset vizio smart tv and turn on Vizio smart tv and then remove power cables from wall socket and wait for 60 seconds and plug them back to vizio smart tv wall socket and turn on vizio smart tv and your issue of power light flashing 15 times issue will be resolved.

Why is my Vizio TV turning on and then off?

If connected cables on back of vizio smart tv becomes faulty or cables have moved or not connected properly to power source then you will experince this issue and you need to replug all cables tightly and properly and power rest vizio smart tv to fix blinking lights on and off or vizio tv turning on and then off.

Contact Vizio Smart tv Support

If above steps doesn’t fir your vizio TV problems, then contact your TV manufacturer for help.

Vangari Divya
Vangari Divya
Divya is Content Writer and Author and also Reviews Technology Related Articles and Editorial Expert Team Member at A Savvy Web for more than 5 years. She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and Master of Technology (Mtech) From Kakatiya University. She has an Expertise in Providing Troubleshooting tips and fixes (solutions) and how to articles and helps to solve issues on Technology Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Windows, All Smart tv’s and other tech related information.

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