Faulty Readings on AcuRite 5 in 1 Weather Station

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I have the AcuRite 5 in one station - delived just two days ago. It showed .25 on the rain scale, in spite of no rain. I did the reset, but it still came up. In addition, inside temperature shows 158 degrees which is obviously wrong. Resetting has no effect. Suggestions?
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Steve U

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False rain counts can happen fro shaking. Is the mount nearly rigid amd the bubble on the 5 in 1, centered?
The 158 thing is a different issue as those sensors are part of the display.
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If the 0.25" of rain still shows on the display after a full reset, something must be wrong with the display.

Are you doing a "press and hold" on the reset button?  If you just press and release it, it will only clear the most recent data received instead of doing a full factory reset.
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Sir:

Thanks - rainfall gauge did reset.  Still no joy over the indoor temperature though.