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Midnight alarm feature never seen before

Radio/cd player is suddenly sounding an alarm at midnight every night, can not find a feature function that will turn it off

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  • HackRider Dec 19, 2007

    There is no function on the machine for alarm on/off. However the computer board must have been adapted from a radio/clock with alarm features. Reset the board by unplugging the machine, wait a moment and plug back in. Should clear the issue. It did mine.

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2008

    Having the same problem. Every night at mignight the alarm sounds. Will try the unplug solution.

  • Anonymous May 28, 2008

    My GE Spacemaker alarm goes off 12:00 midnight.Thanks for the info. I
    unpluged if for several minutes and reset clock. Will see tonight.
    Mabey each time it is unpluged it may advance the alarm time. If it
    goes off at 1:00 AM I may try to unplug six more times. what fun. JJ

  • radioya Jun 05, 2008

    my radiio turns itself on every night at midnight.  it used to sound the


    alarm but now the radio turns on for 2 hours and then turns itself off.
    I try to remember to unplug it every night but if I forget it will turn itself
    on and play music.  this is better than hearing the alarm but still not
    ideal.  I haven't tried unplugging it and plugging it back in at midnight
    but I will try that, I would just wake up and turn it off, or sleep through
    it.

  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    same problem, it started about 2 years after install. I removed the battery back up, and unplugged the radio for 1 minute, then replaced the batteries (with new ones) and it works fine. It must be a signal that your back up batteries are dying.

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I am having the same problem. IT's so weird because I had owned the radio for many years before this ever happened for the first time? I unplugged it and this solved the problem for several months and again all of a sudden I am woken up every morning at 1 am. Any long term solutions?

Posted on May 04, 2008

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I am having problems tooooooooooooooooo. We rotate everynight to turn off the radio. I hope this works. Thanks for the help

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