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I have a Centurion 35 day clock made in Korea and when it chimes at 12 it only chimes one time. Is there any help for this?

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By your description the spring is already wound up tight and what happens is that friction is keeping the clock from unwinding and starting of its own accord.

The solution is to manually use your hand to move the pendulum back and forth for a while. It may take a few minutes, but this will force the spring to gradually unwind and kickstarts the mechanism.

Eventually after a few minutes the friction will release, and the clock should begin to work on its own.

To test this after a few minutes - once you have the pendulum started, let it go and it should continue to tick of its own accord.

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