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Kaiser clock model kc-2. it makes sound at night time, before it was not making sound at Night, after liquid from battery got out from that time it makes sound at Night also, please help me

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: Sony Dream Machine clock radio

0) Read the last answer first :) it is the most likely.

1) Make sure that the noise is electronic, not mechanical,

a) Electronic noise comes from the speaker

b) Mechanical nose originates in the clock
(older mechanical clocks only)

c) Clocks come in 3 varieties:
Electronic
Mechanical "Flip Leaf"
Mechanical "Motor/ Gear" driven.

2) Assuming that your clock is electronic, there are
only two possibilities for causing static.

a) Extremely intense electromagnetic interference,
as in radio waves, from a thunderstorm or a powerful
transmitter nearby, such as a HAM radio or even
an active cell phone.

Intense electro-magnetic waves can be picked up by
internal wires within the radio which act as an antenna,
rectified (demodulated) by internal diodes and transistors,
filtered by internal capacitors and the speaker's inertia,
and still present enough audio frequency energy to the
sensitive speaker coil to be "quite" audible and irritating.

This can happen even with the power off, when the
interference is so strong that it needs no amplification !

This happens to my computer speakers, every time my
cell phone rings, and starts transmitting a return signal.


3) The power switch is intermittently shorting causing a small
amount of DC power to enter the radio, the more intermittent
the switch, the more noisy it gets.

This causes my old clock radio to turn on by itself when its
not supposed to.

The cause of the problem in either in the main power/ mode
switch, or in the clock driven switch or relay.

4) Old switches and volume controls get oxidized with time
and/or bridged by products of corrosion. The simple solution
is to clean them using a good aerosol contact cleaner,
available from an electronic shop for about 10 bucks.

Simply spray the cleaner into all the switches and controls,
while vigorously exercising each switch or control back and forth.

Make sure that you use a safe "electronic cleaner" designed
for the job. It must be safe on plastics, non-conductive, good
solvent and it must evaporate quickly. Don't breath the stuff !!!

Typically the spray will contain TF (tri-fluoro-ethane), or some
other freon substitute.

Freon (Di-fluoro-di-chloro methane) is bad for the ionosphere,
now illegal in most countries for that reason.

Also stay away from Carbon-Tetra-Chloride, which is
VERY toxic.

Do NOT improvise, or use acetone or alcohols, which may (will)
melt the plastic, causing the controls to permanently seize.

Get electronic contact cleaner from an electronics hobby shop.

Good luck. Martin
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Jason Robertson

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SOURCE: Woods Freezer Makes Loud Vibrating Noise at 10pm each night

sounds like either your compressor is loose and just rattling or the compressor is off balance and its rolling around inside the seal can.  take a look at it when it is making the noise.   put your hand on the compressor (careful   might be hot)   if it feel like it running smoothly then i would call an electrician cause that kinda puts me out of ideas without being there...  sorry

Good luck 

Jason

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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Alf Hopkins

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SOURCE: freezer side of refrig makes a LOUD howling, high

Sounds like the evaporator fan (behind rear panel in freezer.

Posted on Nov 20, 2010

Joe Hogan

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SOURCE: Outside temperature not working on

hello lucy... you most likely have some corrosion in the outdoor component. Remove the batteries from the outdoor component and clean the battery contacts with the eraser end of a common pencil. Reinstall the batteries and then give it up to 8 hours to start reporting accurately again. Joe

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Posted on Feb 18, 2011

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kaiser

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SOURCE: Kaiser clock model kc-2.

remove the batheries and then advance the mintue hand slowly until you hear a clicking noice then remove both the hour and minute hand and place both at 12 oclock high postion advance the minute hand again to confirm you hear the click noise when the minute hand is at 12 and the hour hand is at 1. then replace batteries and the clock should cuckoo properly on each hour,,,,,best regards

kaiser clock

Posted on Mar 09, 2011

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