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Red hand on minute dial won't reset to zero.

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It all depends on what kind of watch you have. On most watches you want to pull the stem out ( the part used to set the hands) HALF way, you will feel the "click" as you do this. Then I can't tell you which button ( because they are all differant on every watch) but one of the buttons will move the hand to the correct zeroing spot for you.

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3. 24 hour hand, permanently synchronized with the normal
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