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Old 09-03-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Bedroom radio turns on by itself...

I have noticed that my bedroom radio will turn on by itself while the coach is sitting in storage. I don't know what causes it but sometimes I walk in and hear it playing and no one else has been around. Has anyone else experienced this and what did you do about it?
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:04 PM   #2
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It happened to me just days after I figured out how to get power to it. I was working in the Moho late at night when it happened. Needless to say it scared the daylights out if me. I changed my shorts that is all I did....problem fixed.
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:06 PM   #3
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I've not heard of it in the bedroom, but the one in the basement of my previous coach did it. I installed an additional off/on switch near the radio.
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:11 PM   #4
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My guess would be that there is a remote nearby that activates it. It happens to my TV at home on occasion. When I leave, I unplug the TV. It's a pain, but I'm not techno-savy enough to change the frequency.

I had a bedroom radio in my Adventurer that I removed because I hated the on/off button that seemed to get activated at 2:00 a.m. by an inadvertent bump. The designers obviously had never slept in a motor home before. It is now a nifty little cubby hole that holds the remote, eat plugs, etc, etc. It required cutting a little board for the bottom to cover up the holes.

If you really love the radio, it's easy to remove and you could easily wire in a toggle switch in-line to prevent it's getting turned on unintentionally.
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:46 AM   #5
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After figuring out how to set the clock {actually had to read the directions , I accidentally set the alarm as well so we had the radio coming "by itself". Ours radio has a remote; it's also the DVD player for the bedroom TV and auxiliary speakers for the TV but, I haven't gotten smart enough to use them .

Good luck and keep us posed
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Old 09-04-2012, 09:11 AM   #6
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My Visio TV remote will cause my bedroom radio to come on.

Fun when I want to turn on the TV.
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Old 09-04-2012, 09:17 AM   #7
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Our unit was doin the same thing. Couldn't figure it out for a few days. Blamed DW and the kids. Turns out there is an alarm function in the unit. Problem solved.
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:15 PM   #8
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Thanks everyone...I will try the alarm function tomorrow. That makes a whole lot of sense.
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