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my dad has a montgomery ward model ccm9090a granfather clock. The pendulum will swing for alittle while then quit it looks like the device on top of the wheel gets hung up is there a way to fix that or replace that piece or anything else I should try.  Thank you Mary

Hi Mary,
The only thing I suggest that a person without proper clock repair training should do is to oil the clock.
Anything beyond that should only be done by a qualified technician. We have a video on Youtube showing how to oil it. You can see our video here:


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Michael Radi


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I have been professionally repairing clocks for 17 years. I owned and ran a clock shop for 6 years and I am the owner of the clock parts supply company;

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High school graduate, some college, graduate of Niles Bryant School of Piano Tuning and repair.

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I perform about 20 clock repairs per week.

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