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How do I get my Elgin quarts clock to chime the correct number of times on the hour? It chimes every 15 mins. and is suppose to chime on the hour. It seams to be about 5 chimes off.

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Take the batteries out from the base, where the chime mechanism is. Wait till it gets close (20 seconds till) to a specific hour time, like 8:00 or 9:00, replace the batteries for the chime mechanism. And then count the chimes at the hour. If they are correct, you are set. If they are incorrect, turn the time back 15 minutes before the hour and bring it right back and monitor the chimes again. Hopefully this should fix it. Please post the results.

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take the big hand off and move it back one square on the shaft

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