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The standby light is flashing red. ... Unfortunately, the

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The standby light is flashing red. ... Unfortunately, the symptoms you are experiencing are symptomatic of an internal hardware defect, typically a faulty power supply or main board
JA: What's the brand and model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: 49u5863db
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: yes
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this?
Customer: 6 mouths
JA: Anything else you want the TV Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: TV
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The appliance is not in the year old, I am in a wheelchair I cannot terminate the power these are real inconvenience, an why would anyone sell your product with a defective motherboard? I hope I’m not wasting my £5.00?
Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

Hi there, I am Pete and I'll be happy to assist you today.

Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

The flashing red standby light indicates that the TV has a fault.

First, try resetting it by unplugging it from the wall for 10 minutes.

Then try turning it on again.

If the red light continues to flash then the TV will require a repair.

Please let me know if you have any further questions on this topic and I'll be happy to help.