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Sometimes need to press many times to get chime. A few

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Sometimes need to press...

Sometimes need to press many times to get chime

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

A few weeks

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

What do i do to try to fix

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Electrical
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 7 months ago
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 7 months ago

How many buttons are there?

Have you tried all buttons and get the same results?

Is the system hard wired or battery powered?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
hard wired
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
one button
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 7 months ago

Two possibilities

1) button is failing. Not making a good contact.

2) plunger needs lubrication. It is suggested to apply lighter fluid to the plunger, move it manually up and down to free it up. Let the lighter fluid evaporate. It will leave a slight lub to the plunger.

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