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Hi im from Uruguay im not expert in clocks but the problem is i dismantle my cuckoo clock because the weight of the cuckoo whistle was falling dowmn i have arranged it but the music box is not working anymore please help me. the activating lever is supose to push some lever to the left to do the music box work but is not moving. i send you a picture. In the picture the string is out of his place but i had already put it. Number 2 is the warning wire his job is to stop the fan? the activating lever is the 1 in the picture? After the singing of the bird i dont see any move of the activating lever

the little coil spring needs to be hooked back up in the red circle to the hole shown by the red arrow

the wire "A" needs to interfere with the fan governor and wag back and forth while the cuckoo is playing but move just clear when the cuckoo stops to allow the music to begin. the wire at A is attached to the rack shut off lever and just needs to be bent so it just barely clears the fly when the music is off, and just barely interferes while the cuckoo is cuckooing.

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Kenneth Saunders


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