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Troubleshoot for my new england clock mantel,wind-up pendelum clock?

My new england clock co. mantel/wind-up/pedellum clock stopped running and I can't get it going again using the instructions online! please help!

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Your spring may have been overwound. There are several YouTube videos that show you how to release an over-tightened main spring.

Posted on Nov 28, 2017

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SOURCE: I NEED THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR SETTING THE CHIMES/TIME ON MY WESTMIN

Manually turn the minute hand forward until the 16 westminster chimes sound and then the hour strikes. Then remove the minute hand (it will go on in four positions) and put it back on at the 12 o'clock position. The chimes should now be back into sync.

Fred

Posted on May 10, 2010

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SOURCE: The clock runs fast , 20 plus minutes a day... Is

mcdevito75 here, There should be a F/S on the back of the clock, if so place it in the middle, if not, check out a small watcg repair shop in your area.

Posted on Jun 27, 2010

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SOURCE: i have the wall clock

The clock must be perfectly level - check that with a spirit level. If you don't have one then a wire with a weight attached should do.
When you swing the pendulum for the first time try to swing it at it's normal movement angle, if it's too high or too low the mechanism will not be able to sync with the quartz and the clock will not work.

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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You can not unwind the clock yourself, because this requires proper clock makers tools and skills as well. Clock is stopping because it has not been serviced for a long time and the oil in clock has collected dust particles and getting sticky. This does not let the spring unwind freely and is a problem for all cogs and moving parts. Find your nearest clock repair shgop and ask for cleaning, oiling and adjusting. BE AWARE: If you are gonna try to unwind it yourself, you will damage the clock's movement, but most important - you can even brake or loose your fingers, as the clock spring is under unbelievable tension and once released, it uncoils lightning fast and is sharp as a razor.

Posted on Oct 28, 2010

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The longer the pendulum the slower it will swing, so lowering it will slow the clock down.

Posted on Feb 11, 2011

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