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Hdmi port stopped working on sony bravia KDL-32L4000, when I connect my ps3 or direct tv trhough hdmi cables I will just get a blank screen that will say no signal.

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    john trott Jan 02, 2012

    I have same tv and cant get hdmi ports to work tried reseting,turning off tv for 30 seconds trick. Use different cables ,still nothing.It was working for first 2 years with direct tv and ps3.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    My PC is on tv mode it works but the screen doesn't turn on only when we connect the HDMI it says no signal

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I have a Sony Bravia model KDL-46s5100 that had the same problem. All HDMI ports stopped working. I don't know why this works but unplug the TV for about 30 sec, then plug it back in and hold down the power button on the tv for 10 seconds. Like I said I don't know why this works but it worked for me. Good luck.

Posted on Mar 21, 2010

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  • daniell147 Oct 23, 2010

    I have a sony Bravia mod. KDL-52V5100 and had same problem with HDMI ports. They just stopped working. I called Sony support they had me try several things like resetting the tv, nothing worked. I just tried your trick of un-plugging and it works. THANK YOU!

  • dirtguy150 Jan 25, 2011

    I have a KDL-40SL 150 and my HDMI ports went out as well, I was worried about the high expense of getting the t.v. fixed and I came across this post. It worked for my set as well. Thanks so much for the useful information.

  • lcbrooks Jan 29, 2011

    I had exactly the same problem with my Sony Bravia. I tried your solution and it worked perfectly. Thank you very much!!!

  • JiggaDW Feb 14, 2011

    I have a KDL-52V5100 that i purchased in December 2009. The HDMI 2 Port stopped working for no reason. Had no signal. The others were working fine. Followed this trick and it worked. Amazing.

  • allay23 Feb 25, 2011

    Wow. Spent 2 hrs on phone w sony w same hdmi ports stopped working issue w/ kdl-52v5100, next step was to call for service (tv out of warranty) when I then happened upon your fix of unplugging the tv..it worked! Thank you!

  • daledw188 Feb 26, 2011

    Another success story! Bless the internet and the kind folks who take the time to share their experiences.

    After a few days of talk with comcast tech support, power cycling devices, trying dif HDMI inputs and replacing the cable box to no avail.... the unplug the tv trick works... why didn't I think of power cycling the TV...Doh!

  • jsloyer98 Apr 02, 2011

    Thank you so much for this post. Just wanted to post to say that this fix seems to work with other sony devices. I have a Sony vpl-bw7 projector that had the HDMI port quit. I gave this a shot just as a hail mary not thinking it would work. 40 seconds later my picture was back. Guess the software has a reset function built in. Again, thank you.

  • scthims Apr 29, 2011

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU - I was so disappointed when my ports randomly stopped working right after my warranty expired - worked like a charm!!

  • sjpo Aug 17, 2011

    I just had the same problem on my kdl-32xbr9. I called SONY and they told me to DL and install the latest software update. Now it works beautifully again. The only problem was I went out and bought a new 32:" SONY before I called them and now I have 2 good, working sets.
    Go to www.sony.com/esupport and look for the software (firmware) update for your set and follow the instructions. I was told that 99.9 % of the time, this is why the HDMI ports stop talking to your peripherals. This software update might be the answer. Cheers.

  • sjpo Aug 17, 2011

    Go to SONY website and find and download the software update for your set. This works. Cheers

  • Albert Ju Oct 19, 2011

    This worked for me as well with my Sony TV

  • Frodo Miller Nov 01, 2011

    unbelievable. This post just saved me from buying a new hdmi cable and or then calling vans to figure out what's going on. First our ps3 would get the no signal, then the cable tv started doing it as well. Tried this unplug, power button trick and everything seems to work fine. Awesome, thank you so much.

  • Jkmk0522 Jan 14, 2012

    Same problem w/ my Sony kdl-55hx800. Ports went out 1 by 1. At first thought it was an issue w/ new cable provider (recently switched, then first port went out within a week). Then every port I plugged cable box into went out. Wife googled problem and found this link. 30 sec unplug/ 10 sec power up did the trick.

  • Laura Rothemich
    Laura Rothemich Feb 26, 2012

    OMG!!! we have almost exact model just a v not s (KDL-46V5100) and ALL Same problems!! have DIrect TV and xbox and TV is only 2 years old couldn't figure out what the problem is!! googled the problem came across this post and it so worked!!! THANK YOU!!!!

  • Naruto_nine_tails Jul 03, 2012

    I have a Sony KDL-46V5100 TV and suddenly couldn't get my PS3 HDMI input on any port. Unplugging the TV and turning it on by holding the power button for 10 secs worked. Prior I tried everything I could find thinking it was the PS3 that was broken initially (unplugging the PS3, holding down the power on the PS3 for 6 secs to hear a total of 2 beeps while turning it on to reset the video settings, updating the PS3 firmware, bought new HDMI cables, tried incorporating an HDMI switch in the mix [ref:http://www.thebuzzmedia.com/ps3-hdmi-bla...]). I was about to try updating the TV's firmware when I stumbled on the solution. It's all working now and I was afraid to update the firmware since it's a non-reversible option though that might be the solution on your set up.

  • mjmurray98
    mjmurray98 Dec 21, 2012

    The unplug/power on for ten seconds trick worked like a champ for me!!! Thanks a lot!!!

  • maelovesnow
    maelovesnow Jan 07, 2013

    Yup! Same here! Thanks for all the help everyone! My boyfriend wanted to switch out our TV for our 32" vizo. I wasn't going down with out a fight! :) Thanks for helping me keep the 60" in our living room!

  • johnnyray7
    johnnyray7 Jan 10, 2013

    Worked for my Sony Bravia 52". Both my Directv and PS3 would no longer work, but the other devices (Apple TV, Xbox) worked fine. I brought in another directv receiver that worked for a couple of hours, but then quit. I brought down a small TV with HDMI inputs and everything worked on it, so I knew it was the TV. I searched the internet and found this solution. WORKED GREAT! I hope this remedy lasts. Thanks for posting!

  • Susan van Bebber Jul 31, 2013

    This worked for me as well. I don't have a power button on my Sony Bravia model, but I simply held down the power button on the remote. It turned on, I kept pressing, and it turned off. When I turned it back on, the problem was fixed. Thank you!

  • James Cassimus
    James Cassimus Oct 17, 2013

    Worked for me too, unplugged TV for a minute then held down power button o side of tv for 10 sec.

  • jlanc15
    jlanc15 Jan 28, 2014

    Thanks guys! Same problem here. I thought I was going to have pay some bucks to a repairman to fix it. I followed your instructions and all 3 ports work again.

  • Brandon Daniel
    Brandon Daniel Jun 08, 2015

    That k you soooo much!!!!! I was so scared xD

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I JUST CALLED SONY ABOUT MY TV AS WELL, I BOUGHT THE TV WEEK OF X-MAS 2009, LAST NIGHT MY HDMI INPUTS STOPPED WORKING AS WELL, THEY SAID I NEED TO SOFTWARE UPDATE, SO THEY ARE GOING TO SEND A FLASH DRIVE WITH SOFTWARE ON IT, PLUG IN AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS, I HAVE DIRECT TV (NOT MUCH LONGER, GOING BACK TO DISH), A PS3, SONY BRAVIA THEATER SYSTEM, ANOTHER RECORDABLE DVD PLAYER, ALL I GET IS BLACK SCREEN WITH NO SIGNAL AS WELL, I WILL FIND OUT IF THE SOFTWARE WILL FIX IT IN 7-10 DAYS,

THANKS

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  • dROCKtor Nov 27, 2010

    This worked for me. My sony bravia 46 when it stopped taking signal from all my hdmi ports after i connected my xbox 360 kinect.
    30secs unplug and 10 sec holidng of power button- and all is fine. Thanks.

  • Trish Gower
    Trish Gower Dec 27, 2012

    Not only has my hdmi port stopped working, my avi and sd input stopped too. I'm going to try the unplug thing and pray for the best!

  • maelovesnow
    maelovesnow Jan 07, 2013

    Unplugging the tv worked for me! Thanks for the help y'all! I got to keep the 60" bravia in the living room instead of switching it out for the 32" vizio that my boyfriend wanted to do. I'm sure he'll pay me back for "fixing" the tv. Thanks again!

  • Jared LHirondelle May 15, 2013

    I am having same problem and have tried the unplug thing but still not working can someone tell me do I hold down the power button on the t.v for ten sec or on the remote. I got excited when I finally found something that might work but yet again am let down.

  • Melissa Fuller
    Melissa Fuller Aug 29, 2014

    Unplugging for 30 seconds and holding power down for 10 seconds worked!! I was ready to get rid of the TV!

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TP eze back in 2010 shared a solution to solve HDMI ports stopped working. The suggestion worked. Have same Sony Bravia bought in 2010; in 2015 May, 2 of 3 ports stopped working-- unplug TV for 30 seconds, plug again, press and hold power button on TV for 10 secs, blink, blink, and done. All 3 hdmi ports work now. Thanks from Adele.

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    Jennifer Cerajewski Aug 10, 2015

    Sweet thanks! Totally worked. I had same issue. 2 of 3 ports stopped working. All fixed now!!!

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Thanks. it worked for me.. you save me $100 bucks

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