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The tuner not working

Whenever I try to change the station, the numbers change but the station playing doesn't change. Anyway to reset the control on this.

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  • rlaw212431 Sep 07, 2008

    changing tuner channels does not work for either FM or AM. Always receiving the same channel with background noise/hiss. Have replaced C batteries with new ones, but no improvement



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First thing to try would be to take out all of the batteries, including the clock battery if there is one. Wait 12 to 24 hours and reinstall the batteries. If that does not work, then there is a problem between the microprocessor and the varactor tuner inside this radio, and unless its less then one year old ,for warranty repair, it most like would not be worth the diagnosis charge or repair charge. Good Luck PS please do not forget to rate this thread

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