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I have a single dial timer, ''First Alert'' brand and I am not sure of the style # but I am not sure how to set it.

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The one I had has two pins one for turn on and on for turn off, the directions were on the back of the timer but I was lacking a PM pin. Just decided to invest a few bucks into a new digital timer.

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I cannot set up my First Alert timer Type TM241. I have tryed every way. I have lost the instructions. Thats my problem.

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Add a comment with in-focus photo of timer posted on flickr.

My records show that First Alert TM241 is 24-hour plug-in analog timer with plastic segments located around edge of dial. Use finger to pull up the segments.

Open following link for ez instructions for setting analog timers.

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How to program residential timer mod no 49750/tm261a

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Amazon shows First Alert tm261 random vacation timer
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I don't know how to set it and can't find my manual

You posted under First Alert timers.
I believe these timers are another brand packaged under First Alert name.

Yesterday, a fellow posted at fixya and said his First Alert timer was a Woods timer product.
You can see Woods timers and manuals and compare photos and see if your timer is shown. Link has manuals for each timer shown.

I e-mailed First Alert asking for clarification and support because so many folks are at fixya looking for First Alert timer manuals and instructions.
Searching for First Alert timers, top results give fixya, which promises solutions and manuals.
We fixya folks have lots of information not available elsewhere.
Right now, the web does not show any manuals or instructions for First Alert timers.
First Alert website does not list timers as one of their products.
When I find these manuals, I will add a comment to this post and keep you advised.

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Need instructions to set the First Alert TM220 Timer.

For the Model TM-220, 24 hour timer set as follows:

1. Begin with all timer segments on the dial 'pushed up'.
2. Push 'down' the segments required for the 'ON' time;
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3. Rotate the dial clockwise until the 'TIME NOW' aligns with the pointer.

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First alert timer 220

First Alert 6262 Patterson Pass Road, Suite C Livermore, CA. 94550 1.800.458.1385

  1. Set current time with arrow at top of dial
  2. Time on, push and slide white pin
  3. Time off, push and slide grey pin
  4. Automatic override, use red switch on side
Comments on some sites that refer to this unit is dont waste your time .. heap of junk, wasted hours and it still didnt work.

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Aug 30, 2009 | First Alert 24 Hour Timers - 2 For The...

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

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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Directions on use for first alert daily timer tm220

The instructions read
Begin with all of the segments pushed up
Push down the segments for the required "on"? time, each segment represents 1 hour
Rotate the dial clockwise until the "Time Now" is aligned with the pointer
Plug into outlet; plug appliance into timer

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