Clocks, Watches/clock is too fast


How can I get this clock to give proper time?  This clock is in a crystal base and very pretty....The name on the front face is Shannon/quarts. On the inside it says 12888 Young Town Quart. I put a new battery in and it started running but the time is too fast. Help??

Hi Shirley,

Only the very older battery movements (20 plus years) have a fast/slow adjustments. The newer quartz movements need to be replaced when they stsrt acting up.

You can try to put a new battery in it. The copper top batteries fit a bit better in the battery comapartment. Other than that you will need to replace the movement.

Hope this helps,
The Clocklady

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