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Pointer is stuck at 9:00; difficulty setting accurate on/off time

The pointer arrow that says current time is stuck at 9:00 making it difficult to set an accurate time.  Does anyone elso have this problem.  It's a guessing game right now when it will go on or off.

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I've lost the user manual, but i would try the following:
1.) this might sound like an obvious point (maybe not), but you can turn the dial clockwise so that the "current time" arrow is on the current time.
2.) i'm not sure, but it's possible that this device functions best when it DOES NOT share a single outlet.
3.) i don't believe this device functions correctly while plugged into an extension cord.

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