Sunbeam Electric Blanket Blinking

Pulling the covers up to warm your toes, only to find that your heated blanket from Sunbeam is blinking, can be worrisome. If your heated blanket’s controller keeps blinking red, there is no reason to fret!

Since Sunbeam has got you covered. Sunbeam is one of the most trusted brands regarding comfort and warmth.

However, there are times when your Sunbeam blanket may stop working. The reason your Sunbeam blanket keeps blinking is that there is a power supply problem. Make sure all plugs are connected properly to fix the issue.

This can be very frustrating, especially if you bought it for a special occasion or to keep you warm during the cold nights.

Luckily, there are ways to fix this problem, so you do not have to buy a new blanket. Continue reading to understand how:

How do I reset my Sunbeam heated blanket?

Reset Instructions: 1. Follow the instructions on the flag tag attached to the control cord to reset control. 2. Check the blanket/mattress pad for visual damage. 3. If no visual damage is found, unplug the system from wall outlet. 4. Check that the control is well-connected to the module.

5. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet. 6. Set the control to “On”. 7. If the system does not operate after 2 or 3 times trying to reset, disconnect the power cord and contact Consumer Care.

What if the control on one side doesn’t work?

Since we are on the topic of fixing your Sunbeam electric blanket, let us discuss some other common issues. If you have a dual control product, you might notice that the control for one side does not work. Do not fret because it’s probably from the improper set-up.

Checking your blanket’s manual will discuss how to operate both sides. Remember that each side has a designated primary and remote control. Additionally, your control cord should be connected securely to the blanket to ensure that it will turn on.

Flashing Timer Off – Why?

Make sure the control has a secure connection to the module. Otherwise, the lights won’t be on. In many cases, the blanket isn’t even connected to a power source.


Why does my Sunbeam electric blanket keep blinking?

“FF” is Flashing on the Display

If the sign “FF” is flashing on your digital control or if there is blinking light on your gradient control, that means there is a problem with your blanket and it needs to be reset. To do this, first unplug your product.

How do I reset my Sunbeam electric blanket?

Check that the control is tightly connected to the module in the blanket. Re-plug the power cord into the wall outlet. On a digital control, you should see flashing symbols and the display on your control will clear. Your blanket is now reset.

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