live repairs!! We often find that this happens when customers move a clock to a new location, and the clock is then sitting at a different level. parts.

2"., They will be able to fix this for you. 1. clock keeps time for first 5 minutes or so, but pendulum loses rotation during each period 2. as pendulum motion decreases to 45 degrees or so, I get significant flutter during each period until the pedulum stops (sometimes the flutter provides up to 10-20 "minutes" of minute-hand motion during one period of the pendulum) Clock The hands should tighten easily through a simple adjustment.

Hi my clock starts ticking for a few minutes then stops after following your steps the only thing I notice is that the pendulum does start to twist round slightly when swinging which may be a problem I not sure if there is something missing as it doesn’t seem supported very well. It chimes at the qtr hour and ran about a minute or two and slowed and quit. hello, Continue doing about a dozen times. 2) Move only the shorter hour hand to the number on the dial that you just counted when the clock chimed. Robert, Pulled pendulum chain weight too high and seems to be in a bind ?? The manual glibly tells you to screw up the pendulum nut one turn to make the clock gain an extra minute a day. The Left, Center and Right weights of the grandfather clock are identified looking at them from the front of the grandfather clock. My husband and I have an antique grandfather clock that we had to move to our new home recently, and we really want to keep it in good condition because it belonged to his parents.

Obviously trying to avoid any damage to the mechanism.

Good Luck! If your pendulum is swinging in an elliptical pattern, this can cause the clock to stop. If the pendulum has a slight lean forward it can touch the weights and stop the clock. The clock chime is now in sync with the hour count…but the time on the dial is now wrong. If you do this a for a few minutes, the weigh may lower enough to run on its own. Good Luck, Sometimes it may take several times to get it right.

Hi I just moved my clock in my suv, now the chime rods are in the way of the pendulum, it stops the pendulum from swinging, first are the chime rods suppose to be behind the pendulum or in front, Hi Carmen, stops. Good Luck…Robert, hi My clock will stop while I am away for two weeks (no one to look after it). This illistration was a great help to me.

You may find a list of clock technicians at here. Pendulum stops after 5 minutes - Answered by a verified Clock Repair Expert We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. It is best to use two paper towels or gloves as not to handle the pendulum with your bare hands. You were doing the right things to bring the weights down. Hi, my grandfather clock works perfectly till the hour chime weight gets about halfway down then the hour chime stops, the quarter hour chime will continue till that weight gets to 3/4 down while the clock still continues. Any suggestions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ood Luck, Middle Weight – Powers the clock I would suggest a tech to fix it for you. Hold the rod and slightly move it back and forth away from the pendulum area. Out of beat is a term used in clock repair that basically means the clock is going tock-tick, tock-tick, or ticktock, ticktock instead of tick tock tick tock. Usually, basic cleaning and servicing of the movement is what My guess is that the clock is out of beat. If you listen to the clock just after you give the pendulum a push and notice that the clock is not tick tocking evenly, this means the clock is out of beat. [])), +((!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(+!![]))/+((!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])-[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![])+(+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!! Going mad here tried all sorts so disappointed, If the clock is running without the pendulum attached, it sounds like the pendulum is touching either the chime rods behind the pendulum or the weights in front of the pendulum.

This is very common after a grandfather clock has been moved from one location to another. All rights reserved. If you hear any chimes stop and let them complete. Reduce the friction by oiling and you will reduce the wear on the movement. This part is responsible for moving the first gear which makes everything else work. The gear attached to the pendulum just rocks in place not moving the gear below it. My Grandfather Clock has Stopped, Can I Fix It? However, the pendulum will stop eventually. Want instant The longer the pendulum, the slower the clock will run. Required fields are marked *. Thanks, Hi Tommy,

Robert. They will not know what will fit your clock by brand. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. I have moved the large gear behind the cable drum by hand and the clock will chime as i put finger presure on the gear but the cable will not feed out as the clock chimes with my finger pressure moving the large gear. If it does not you may need to set the beat of the clock. I purchased a herschede grandfather clock and the pendulum and extension was supplied but this illustration helped me to connect it all up correctly!! How do we un-jam them?

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The shorter the pendulum, the faster the clock will run. Try setting the beat with the pendulum off. If the front is too high, it will drag on the chime rods.