Question about Citizen Eco-Drive Calibre 8700 Wrist Watch

# Day and date don't change at midnight. But change at 9 o'clock am

My Citizen Eco-Drive 8700 perpetual has a small problem which can't figure out. The day and date don't change at midnight. But it will change at 9 o'clock in the morning. I did the reset twice and the result was the same. I set the date and day in the 'CAL' mode and then set it back to 'TME'

Who can help me??!!!

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Before using this watch, be sure to check that the functions of the watch all operate
correctly.
What is a Reference or 0-Position?
The term "reference or 0-position" refers to those hand and date positions used as a
datum point for the correct operation of the watch.
[Checking the Reference or 0-Position]
1. With the crown pulled out one step to position 1, rotate the crown to align the mode
hand with chronograph [CHR] mode as indicated on the mode subdial.
2. Pull the crown out two steps to position 2 and confirm the reference or 0-positions.
The 24-hour hand, hour hand, minute hand, second hand, function hand, and date will
rapidly advance and then stop at their current reference or 0-positions.
3. Confirm that they are showing the correct reference or 0-positions.
Correct reference or 0-positions for each hand and the date
Correct reference or 0-positions are given below.
24-hour hand : 0:00
Hour hand, minute hand : 0:00
Second hand : 00 seconds
Function hand : 0 position (12:00 position)
Date : 1st
If any of the hands or the date shows a
reference or 0-position other than given
above, perform the procedure given in
"Correcting the Reference or 0-Position"
[Correcting the Reference or 0-Position]
<Correcting Reference or 0-Positions of the Function Hand and Date>
1. In chronograph [CHR] mode, pull the crown out two steps to position 2 and hold down
button (A) for 2 or more seconds to correct the reference or 0-positions of the function
hand and date.
2. Rotate the crown to the left or right to adjust the date.
(1) The function hand moves 1 step at a time for each click of the crown.
(2) Quickly Rotate the crown 2 or more clicks consecutively to move the function hand 4
revolutions and advance the date by 1 day. Rotate the crown to the left or right by 1
click to stop rapid advance.
•The correct reference or 0-position for the function hand is the 12:00 position
immediately after it changes to "1", while that for the date is the position immediately
after it changes to "1".
After setting the date to "1", Rotate the crown 1 click to adjust so that the function hand
points to the 12:00 position.
The correction mode changes each time the upper right button (A) is pressed while the
crown is pulled out two steps to position 2 in chronograph [CHR] mode.
<Correcting the Reference or 0-Positions of the 24-hour Hand, Hour Hand
and Minute Hand>
1. Press and release the upper right button button (A) to correct the reference or 0-positions of the
24-hour hand, hour hand and minute hand.
2. Rotate the crown one click at a time to adjust the 24-hour hand, hour hand and minute hand.
(1) Rotate the crown to the right 1 click to move the hour hand and minute hand clockwise.
(2) Rotate the crown to the left (counterclockwise) 1 click to move the hour hand and minute hand
counterclockwise.
•Quickly rotate the crown 2 or more clicks consecutively to advance the hands rapidly. Rotate the
crown to the left or right by 1 click to stop rapid advance.
<Correcting the Reference or 0-Position of the Second Hand>
1. Press and release the upper right button (A) to correct the reference or 0-position of the second
hand.
(1) Rotate the crown to the right 1 'click' to move the second hand 1 step at a time.
(2) Quickly rotate the crown 2 or more 'clicks' consecutively to advance the second hand rapidly.
Rotate the crown 1 'click' at a time to adjust so the second hand stops just before the 12:00
position.
•Return the crown to its normal position to complete the correction.
Note:
The second hand cannot be moved in the reverse direction.

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