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The chimes won't play on the hour, the clock keeps time and the demo works

It is a Seiko wall clock that plays melodies

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SOURCE: Whitting and Westminster Jean luis Electronic clock

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

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Seiko Westminster Chime Clock; Model No. QF0020 (or QF002G)

There is a small potentiometer that the volume know is on, probably replacing the pot will fix the problem. Radio Shack has these.

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Seiko Westminster Chime Clock; Model No. QQF150G Caliber 12105

Does this help

http://www.theclockdepot.com/seiko_westminster_clock_instructions.html

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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SOURCE: seiko mantle clock (switchable chimes)

See this site

http://www.theclockdepot.com/seiko_westminster_clock_instructions.html

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Strausbourg Manor Wall Clock chime adjustment

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.

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