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The hands on my Regulator battery operated clock don't move,

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The hands on my Regulator battery operated clock don't move, the pendulum swings away, but the time stays constant, never changing. Is there a solution?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Clock Repair
Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
Hi, My name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you. First check to make sure the battery contacts are clean, next check the wires leading from the contacts to make sure the wires are not loose or maybe one has come disconnected. The manufacturer states that their clocks work best with Duracell batteries. The pendulum part is separate from the time part. Next check to see if the hands are touching each other or they might be loose on the shafts. Next the bad thing about these quartz movements is that they are encased in plastic and can not be opened to work on them it is cheaper to replace the movement yourself than to bring the clock to a repair shop because that is what they will do and that is what I tell my customers that come into my shop to save them money. They are easy to replace and are very inexpensive. If all these options do not help fix the clock and you decide to replace the movement You can order your part from one of the companies I use to order parts from they are all quite reliable.The phone works the best for ordering your parts. Just give them the make and model of your clock and the movement number which should be located on the back of the movement. Thanks Mike
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