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Problems with Howard Miller dual chime dual west and Beeth movement clock

Good day : Couldn;t beieve it when I found this site. I have been having porblems with the above clock for quite a while and now am very anxious to hopefully have a solution ..
It is with the chiming of the clock on the hour. The 1/4 and 1/2 hour chiming is fine but I am not abke to get the clock to chime the correct number of times. Sometimes it chimes the correct number but most of teh time it doesn;t.
This is such a nice clock, I paid over $500 for it so I really hope someone can help ..
Many thanks

"W. Ball
Email noofs@execulink.com
Ontario, Canada

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  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    My problem is the same as noofs,s on this Howard Miller Dula Chime clock. Keeps miscounting the hours in a sort of random pattern. I took mine to a guy who said he could fix it. He had it for two or three months and called to say the fix was easy and problem is now solved. I've had iat home and hanging two days and it is now miscounting again. So what is next?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    my anniversary clock chimes 15 min. before the hour in stead of on the hour. Why

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If you manually set the time, the chimes will be off unless you wait for the chiming to finish before continuing to turn the hands.

Press the TEST button to get the correct number of chimes in synch with the actual time.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

  • John McCaffrey Nov 26, 2014

    To fix the 'not chiming on the hour' problem is a bit tougher. To get time and chime right will take a combination of setting time with batteries out (to move chime) and batteries in (to set time). I'd try this - just before or after clock chimes, take out batteries and set clock to the hour. Then, put batteries in and adjust chimes (use reset as described above to set number of chimes if needed). Good luck!

  • John McCaffrey Nov 26, 2014

    Above should say 'Then, put batteries in to adjust time'.

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