Clock Bell Hammer Not Working?
When my alarm is set to go off, the clock hammer won't work. I think that it may be faulty. Can this be replaced?
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Yes, you can replace the clock strike bell hammer.
Follow these directions to replace the clock strike bell hammer:
Using a standard flat head screwdriver, remove the black battery compartment cover, which is located on the back of the alarm clock towards the bottom between the alarm clock legs by lifting gently on tab with the screwdriver. Remove (1) "AA" battery from the battery compartment. Set battery aside.
Remove the three small silver screws located at the top and both sides of the back cover using the #1 Phillips screwdriver which is in the iFixit toolkit. Remove the black back cover of the alarm clock by gently pulling upward being careful not to disconnect the wires which are attached to the back cover. Locate the copper cylindrical solenoid which is in the upper right hand side of the back of the clock.
Using the #1 Phillips screwdriver, remove the small silver screw located on the silver support holding the copper cylindrical solenoid in place. Gently remove the copper cylindrical solenoid by lifting upward.
Using the #1 Phillips screwdriver, remove the small silver screw located within the white post to the left of the copper cylindrical solenoid. Gently remove the bell hammer by threading it downward from oval opening on top of the clock.
To replace the clock strike bell hammer, follow the replacement guide for step-by-step instructions:
After replacement of the clock strike bell hammer, repeat steps above in reverse order to reassemble the alarm clock.
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