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I have a verichron quartz wall clock.  It has a pendulum and a westminister chime.  It uses a C battery.  I don't have the papers on it, but it looks like the oak model 26192.  What can i do to get it running?  Or how do I know what to order?

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Hi Gloria,

If you have changed the battery and it still doesn't work you will have
to change the mechanism.
You will need to remove the mechanism from the case.
Take off the hands.
Remove nut holding movement to case.
Measure the threaded part that goes through the dial.
Order a new movement with hands that go with the movement.
Sometimes it's hard to fit your old hands to the new movement.

here are some helpful hints:
http://www.klockit.com/products/dept-428__sku-Helpful%20hint%20-%20hand%20shaft%
http://www.klockit.com/products/dept-428__sku-Helpful%20Hint%20-%20movement.html
http://www.klockit.com/products/dept-428__sku-Helpful%20hint%20-%20Reference%20G
http://www.klockit.com/products/dept-428__sku-Helpful%20hint%20-%20hand%20length

Once you can figure out how to take it out, measure the movement and order the hands
you can buy a movement for your clock.

Or you can go to your local clock repair shop and have them do it.

Hope this helps,
Marilyn
The Clocklady.  

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This is for advice only. ~Most~ repairs need a professional. If I can help you with an adjustment that can set your clock back in order I will try. I can not write a chapter on clock repair. I will point you in the right direction and you will have to do your own research on how clocks work for more intense repairs. -No Watches -No Appraisals. Search ebay for past sales for that information.

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