Question about Timex T5E231 Ironman Triathlon 100 Lap with Flix System Watch for Men
Screen keeps resetting its self and when it blanks out a number is at bottom of screen.. 814017. then the date and time resets to midnight 01012000
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Error Code Display
I have the same problem. Timex has made sure the internals of the watches hate having their battery changed. It's just so they can make us think "Why change the battery, just buy a new one." And really, it works. I've given up on mine. Time to move on to a nice Casio. Sorry. Unless you are a really technical expert on watches, you're pretty much SOL.
Posted on Dec 17, 2007
SOURCE: How do I change the
To find out how to set your watch, go to http://assets.timex.com/instructions/w130Instr.pdf and it has instructions in several languages. IF this link does not work, go to www.timex.com and click on help, then click on manuals and downloads,then click view all watch manuals,go down the list until you find Ironman combo and click on it. You need a pdf reader to view this info. I hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
First look for the set button then press it ,a long press and If it is blinking that's the time you to select the hour ,the minutes,the day/date,the alarms and the special features of your watch.The right button the up and down or for scrolling.Try all of this so your time will set.
Hope it may help you;
Posted on Jun 08, 2009
While I was looking for pictures specific to resetting this watch, I came across your post and thought to reply. I recently replaced the batteries on my watch, which I have owned for nearly 7 years. It is an Ironman Triathlon 100 Lap watch. When I replaced the batteries this time, I forgot to reset, in essence reboot the system, by using a metal needle point tweezers to briefly connect the positive side of the battery to the "AC" pad on the small circuit board for at least 2 seconds. I remembered to do this with at all the other times I had replaced the battery and did not have any troubles after it. This time I forgot and now have the same issue you described. I am not sure where the "AC" pad is on the back of the module. But, it should be apparent if I did it correctly in the past.
Give that a try before sending it off to be repair and wasting time, money and trouble.
Posted on Aug 30, 2009
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