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Clock Light Stays On / Drains Battery

Old February 4th, 2014, 2:30 PM
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Oh, I wonder how many 1995 Corsica or other GM owners have experienced the problem of the Clock in the Radio staying on and running down the battery. I have not found any other forums on this subject on the internet - - that actually list or describe remedying the problem. So, let's start one and see of we can fix the problem. Can anyone share there experience of actually solving the problem?
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Old February 11th, 2014, 2:35 PM
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Wink 1995 Corsica Clock light stays on, runs down battery

Got great news! Found a brand new Convenience Center module (also known as the multi-function alarm module) part # 22592956 ( It is a BLUE plastic module up under the dash and just left of the steering column) and installed it.

I thought this was likely where the problem came from because this module is in the circuit / line with the Radio Clock and on the FUSE #11 circuit. When I pulled the #11 fuse, the clock light went out. However, the Convenience Center module was NOT the problem. The radio part #16182701 was the problem.

The problem is / was actually found to be within the RADIO itself!!! Yes, the radio itself has a power supply in it that latches on and will not unlatch to shut off power to the clock / display and it was running down the battery.

I found two sources which fixes these radios: CARSTEREOHELP.COM at 407-830-0777 ask for Bob, and M&R Electronics in Saginaw MI at 1-800-343-1382.

I hope this helps many.
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Old February 15th, 2014, 1:35 PM
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Nice detective work and figuring it out.

I haven't seen a Corsica in many years!!! (15?)
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