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I have a Sony model No. ICF-C1PJ AM/FM clock radio. The

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I have a Sony model No. ICF-C1PJ AM/FM clock radio. The serial # is(###) ###-#### I can't make any of the controls work. The face says 4:17 p.m. and also "-5" which I think is Pacific Time Zone. What do I do here? Should I take out the coin battery and replace (not an easy task) or do you have another solution?

Technician's Assistant: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?

Sony am/fm radio model ICF-C1PJ. possibly 1-2 years old.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?

At this time, for 4 - 6 months. My husband has been ill so not much focus on my part. I have 2 of these radios, and only one of them does not work properly.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?

Can this be fixed simply, or do I have to send it to you?

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Consumer Electronics
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Electronics Technician: Russell H., Service Tech replied 8 months ago
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Remove the battery and all power from it, and leave it that way (turned ON but without power from any source) for overnight.

Then replace batteries in it, restore power, go through the initial setup, and hopefully after that it will work as it did before this happened.

If it does not then you must assume it has 'broken' in its internal elecronic workings... this would be regrettable, but understandable.

I wish you luck with all your concerns, including the matter of this clock.

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