Westinghouse TV Won’t Turn On

If you need tips on how to fix your Westinghouse TV that won’t turn on, this post is for you. Most times, it is always minor issues that will cause your TV to not turn on when needed. At this point, you need to troubleshoot your TV. The troubleshooting tips are not complicated. It is as easy as checking the power source your TV is connected to.

In this post, you will find basic troubleshooting tips to fix your Westinghouse TV. Most of the tips here are very basic and they are steps you can DIY at home. You don’t need any tech skills to handle any of them. Note that the first tip may not work because it may require a different troubleshooting tip to fix the issue. Try the second and third tips to get it right. Either one of them will help you fix your TV issue.

Steps to Fix Westinghouse TV Won’t Turn On Issue

1.  Check Your TV Remote Control

The remote control can be one reason why your TV won’t turn on. First, you need to check the battery compartment to make sure the batteries are properly fixed. Ensure the place marked + on the battery is attached to the + side of the battery compartment.

Secondly, ensure that there are no objects obstructing your remote from your TV. This can prevent your remote from working on your TV. Also, you need to hold the remote control close enough to your TV.

Finally, if you are using a universal remote control, make sure you have programmed the remote to your TV the right way. We will be posting a tutorial on that shortly. Note that to complete the programming steps, you need the Westinghouse universal remote codes.

2. Reset Your TV

If you fail to reset your TV when there is a need for it, it can be a reason for your TV not to turn on. To reset your TV, unplug your TV from the power supply. Wait for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Plug back to the power source and turn on your TV. In most cases, these tips alone will fix your TV to work again.

There is another way to reset your TV while turned off. Plug in the TV to power source while turned off. Hold your remote control close to your TV and press the ‘Power’ button twice. Plug back into the power source and turn on your TV.

3. Check Your TV’s Power Source

A faulty power source can be the reason your TV won’t turn on. It is possible that the power source has issues. There are two ways to check if the issue is a power source issue. First, try to plug another device in the same power source. If it powers, then the power source works perfectly. Secondly, try plugging your TV to another power source. If it turns on, then the initial power source is definitely faulty.

How To Fix Stuck TV in Picture Mode on Westinghouse TV

If your TV is stuck on picture mode, follow these easy tips to fix the issue. First, turn off your TV. Hold your remote control close to your TV. Press and hold the ‘Menu’ and ‘Power’ buttons simultaneously. Your TV will turn on normally and be out of the picture mode.

Westinghouse TV Won’t Turn On But The Red Light Is On

When the red light is on but your TV won’t turn on, it is most likely a remote control issue. Check the battery compartment to ensure the batteries are properly fixed.


This post has outlined tips to help you troubleshoot your TV at home. If any of these tips doesn’t work, it means your TV has a serious fault. The best option then is to reach out to your TV manufacturer’s customer support to book for repairs.