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#4100310 - 03/03/21 10:51 PM How the heck do I change the clock!?
jdavis90 Offline
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Registered: 03/02/21
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Hey everyone, I'm new here I just got a 1985 crown victoria coupe last week. I cannot for the life of me figure out how to change the time on the clock. Anyone wanna help me out?

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#4100318 - 03/04/21 12:00 AM Re: How the heck do I change the clock!? [Re: jdavis90]
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1985 ... Does the stem knob pull out.
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#4100334 - 03/04/21 06:25 AM Re: How the heck do I change the clock!? [Re: jdavis90]
Old_Guy_Stu Offline

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Analog, digital, or Tripminder?
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#4100432 - 03/04/21 08:07 PM Re: How the heck do I change the clock!? [Re: jdavis90]
jdavis90 Offline
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It has the tripminder with the buttons, ive tried holding the "clock" button down but it doesn't allow me to change the time. I don't know what sequence to press the buttons.

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#4100438 - 03/04/21 08:41 PM Re: How the heck do I change the clock!? [Re: jdavis90]
jdavis90 Offline
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And.... never mind, I finally found picture of the instruction pamphlet

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#4100442 - 03/04/21 08:45 PM Re: How the heck do I change the clock!? [Re: jdavis90]
Old_Guy_Stu Offline

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This is from memory, I'll check the manual later:
Push Clock
Hold down the R button, hours should blink, minutes not shown. Push S to advance. Push R to set minutes, S to advance, R to select day of week, S to advance, R to set month, S to advance, R to select day, S to advance. Final press of R stores and starts the clock running.

It's possible that the contacts are corroded and you'll need to spritz some contact cleaner in there.
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1988 CVLX Formal Roof (Love Boat) POTM July 2019, Aug 2020, & Oct 2021, 56K
E-code lights w/ relays, LEDs w/ switchbacks, 15x8 Ansen slots w/ 255/60 BFG's, Kenwood stereo, various hacks.
This, of course, was merely the semi-delirious notion of a fever-patient, but I remember that it struck me at the time as being eminently practical and feasible.

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#4101018 - 03/08/21 12:37 PM Re: How the heck do I change the clock!? [Re: jdavis90]
jdavis90 Offline
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Loc: california
thanks for the responses, the sequence was just as youre describing old guy stu. it did take multiple clicks on the buttons to get them to work, i will be using some contact cleaner when i get a chance to clean the contact points.

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#4101070 - 03/08/21 08:50 PM Re: How the heck do I change the clock!? [Re: jdavis90]
Old_Guy_Stu Offline

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You'll have to do it again in a week when DST ends, and any time you disconnect the battery.
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1988 CVLX Formal Roof (Love Boat) POTM July 2019, Aug 2020, & Oct 2021, 56K
E-code lights w/ relays, LEDs w/ switchbacks, 15x8 Ansen slots w/ 255/60 BFG's, Kenwood stereo, various hacks.
This, of course, was merely the semi-delirious notion of a fever-patient, but I remember that it struck me at the time as being eminently practical and feasible.

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