strike spring good, clock wont strike

chiminIn

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good evening everyone, i have a Junghans wall box movement A28 t&s that will not strike. time spring works, it runs full 8 days, strike spring does not move but is fully wound. use key to relieve pressure, it will strike weakly, but only with key. i appreciate any help.
 

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chimin, that's very symptomatic of a worn out train and/or a very dirty movement. It's going to have to be disassembled, cleaned, bushed, pivots polished and put back together. If you are not quite ready for that, either set it aside or send it to a repairman.
 

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thanks shutterbug, i will just keep winding time side til it goes out. i have plenty more to listen to
 

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