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One of my chains on my cuckoo clock sticks; is there any easy solution?

Swiss made by Reuge - EDELWEISS No. 4287 are printed on the outside panel of the clock. The chain will not move unless I force it which I have not done.

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Is this a new or older antique clock? If it's an older one maybe bought in a antique store, they may have bought it from someone and replaced a chain and it doesn't match the wheel. If it's original chains the wheel may have a snag, ,bent, or a bur in the wheel that will also cause the chain to snag and not pass through easly.

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    Buddy strong May 11, 2015

    The only way to access any clock is remove the back and clock hand/face and remove the internal workings. Nothing else it will allow you to see and get a better idea to what is going on.

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