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whenever the battery is weak the chime changes....whenever you change battery the clock chimes to the last time it chimed so...try setting your clock to next hour of chime n then move the hands of clock to next hour n your clock will chime accordingly.....
in this way waiting for chime to finish ...set to clock to present time ....waiting for it to chime every time the minute hand passes 12
There are so many different battery clock movements, with entirely different setting mechanisms, that I will have to answer generally. If your clock has three batteries, it is probably an older movement and may be worn out (just a possibility).
First, check the movement for a chime shut-off switch or a night-off switch. Some of these clocks have lots of switches and controls and it's hard to notice them all.
Make sure that all batteries are new and fresh, and installed in the correct direction. Use ONLY alkaline batteries. Sometimes batteries marked "heavy duty" are really old fashioned acid batteries. Never use rechargeable batteries of any kind!
Many battery clocks, especially the older ones, have setting mechanisms that are extremely complicated. It is almost impossible to get them set up without an instruction manual. Sometimes every step must be followed in order to get the clock chiming. If you don't have one, I would attempt to get one from the manufacturer (not always an easy thing).
If all else fails, you can replace the whole movement. The replacement will not be identical to the original one. You try to get one that is compatible, then some modifications to the mounting system in the case may be necessary. You can get these from clock materials houses.
If you've had the clock for a number of years, or if it was purchased as old stock, the movement may just be bad. If it has a Hermle brand movement that holds two C cell batteries, make sure to use new Duracell batteries. That's the only quartz movement I've seen that specifically requires a particular brand of battery. I have used Varta brand, which is an equivalent that seems to work fine as well. You may need to check with your local clock shop, or search for clock repair in your general area.
In my eyes there are two kinds, ones that are a real grandfather clock that runs on gravity using a series of weights and gears with different counterweights for chimes and running the clock itself, and there are the show pieces that look like a grandfather clock but run on newer tech and electronics. If a real one then would try first pulling the weights to the top. They are usually shaped into a pinecone or something. If weight is at bottom them have to pull corresponding chain with weight till the weight is at the top of case. As "time" goes by the weights lower. You should have different counterweights for the clock, chimes, dancing figures and whatever else it may have. All the weights move at different "speeds" so you have to keep an eye on them to make sure it keeps correct time. I would recommend consulting the manufacturer if possible. There are so many kinds out there is really hard to tell by such a short video.
Manually turn the minute hand forward until the 16 westminster chimes sound and then the hour strikes. Then remove the minute hand (it will go on in four positions) and put it back on at the 12 o'clock position. The chimes should now be back into sync.
It is normal for the average wall clock. Of course, this can be adjusted, but without watch/clockmaking knowledge it is impossible, because first you need to find out which part of the movement is causing early chiming - and there are plenty of them. Super fine adjustment can be found only in top of the range clocks. Hundreds of hours of craftsmenship are spent to adjust and fine tune them. That's why they cost a fortune. If you can not live with that early chiming, you have to bring your clock down to the watch/clock repair shop and ask for help. Be ready to pay quite a money, as this job takes the skill and a lot of time.
I found my own solution through trial and error. I set the dials to 12 00 and then move the dials to show just over 5 minuites to 12 ( 1155) the alarm melody start and chimes for a number ( in may case it was one.) then i moved the dial back to 1200 and then reset it again to 1155 or just over. Each time the alarm chimes an increasing number
I had the clock chime settings on the back of the clock to the middle setting (chimes on 24 hours)
I carried out this until the chime was right for the time i was working ( in my case it was 1730) so when it reached 5 chines I then set proper time and left it. The next chime was correct