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Cant keep time

I have replaced the battery and the watch seems to stop or slow down especially when i am wearing it????
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  • Frommers Oct 18, 2008

    Every Timex watch I have ever bought slows down and/or stops while I wear it. This doesn't happen when I don't wear it. I have changed batteries, returned watches and gotten new ones. This seems so bizarre. Any ideas? It only seems to happen with Timex watches! It has never happened with another brand.

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There is adjustment for that inside of watch or it just may need a little cleaning inside recommend take to jeweler and have serviced if you want to try cleaning at home simply take off back cover and clean with a little cigarette lighter fluid put little bit in wash around and drainout (do not soak) allow excess to evaporate out and replace battery and cover hope this helps

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