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Looses time I have a Timex watch about a month old. It looses two minutes a day. I have replaced the battery. Can the mechanism be adjusted to keep accurate time?

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Bring it back its still under warranty. if this helps please rate

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How to set time on timex 1440 sports watch


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TIME AND DATE 1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits flash (you'll be in Alarm Mode) Press MODE again to enter TIME mode, SECONDS digits will flash. 2. Press ADJUST to set SECONDS to zero. 3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES. 4. Press ADJUST to change. 5. Repeat to set HOURS, MONTH, DAYS, and DAY of WEEK. Go through 12 hours to set AM or PM. 6. Press MODE when done. 7. To display DATE from Time display , press START/STOP. 8. With DATE displayed press and hold START/STOP, then press ADJUST to change display between DATE-MONTH and MONTH-DATE. 9. With TIME displayed, press and hold ADJUST, then press MODE to switch between 12-and 24-hour format.
ALARM AND HOURLY CHIME 1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits, DAY, and A or P (for AM or PM) flash. 2. Press ADJUST to change HOURS digits. Go through 12 hours for AM or PM. 3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES. 4. Press ADJUST to change.. Press MODE when done. 5. Press and hold ADJUST, then press START/STOP to turn chime on/off. Press START/STOP again to turn alarm on /off. Release START/STOP when done.
CHRONOGRAPH 1. Chronograph will count up to 24 hours. Lap times are not stored. After 40 minutes chrono display changes from seconds to minutes. 2. With time displayed, press MODE to select Chrono Mode. 3. Press START/STOP to start. 4. Press ADJUST to view lap time. Press again to sesume lap timing. 5. Press START/STOP to stop timing . Press ADJUST to reset chrono to zero. 6. Repeat for successive laps.
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May 06, 2011 | Timex Watches

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I have Timex SR 920 SW watch, how to adjust the date and day?


Adjust the day of month (1-31) by pulling the crown pin out part way, and turning the pin counter clockwise, incrementing the date arm. Counterclockwise does nothing.

To adjust day of week (Mon-Sun), pull the pin out and rotate to turn minute/hour hands. Each time you pass 12:00, the weekday hand will increment by a half step.

May 01, 2011 | Timex Analog Metal Field 40051 Watch for...

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I can't set the time on the Timex 1440


To set the time on your Timex 1440 Watch, please follow these directions:

1. Press and hold MODE (Upper left button)
(HOURS will flash and you'll be in Alarm Mode).

2. Press MODE again to enter TIME mode.
(SECONDS digits will flash.)

3. Press ADJUST (bottom right button) to set SECONDS to zero.

4. Press START/STOP (upper right button) to select MINUTES

5. Press ADJUST to change

6. Repeat to set Hours, Date, Month, and Day of the week.
(Go through 12 hours to set AM or PM)

7. Press MODE when finished

8. To display DATE from TIME display, press START/STOP

9. With DATE displayed, press and hold START/STOP, then press ADJUST to change display between DATE-MONTH

10. With TIME displayed, press and hold ADJUST, then press MODE to switch between 12 and 24 hour format.
I hope you are now able to set the time on your watch! If you appreciate these instructions, please remember to rate this post.

--Sandy

Apr 18, 2011 | Timex Watches

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How do I change the time? How do I shut off the alarm?


http://assets.timex.com/user_guides/W163_M504/W163_M504_NA_EN.pdf

A. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits flash (you'll be in Alarm Mode). Press MODE again
to enter TIME mode. SECONDS digits will flash.
B. Press ADJUST to set SECONDS to zero.
C. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES.
D. Press ADJUST to change.
E. Repeat to set HOURS, MONTH, DATE, and DAY of WEEK. Go through 12 hours to set AM
or PM.
F. Press MODE when done.
G. To display DATE from TIME display, press START/STOP.
H. With DATE displayed, press and hold START/STOP, then press ADJUST to change display
between DATE-MONTH and MONTH-DATE.
I. With TIME displayed, press and hold ADJUST, then press MODE to switch between 12- and
24-hour format.

R Huff

Oct 24, 2010 | Timex 1440 watch

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How do i adjust the date on my classic watch?? pull the pin and rotate cw or ccw no changes.i have an indigo classic watch. does date need to be adjusted every 30 day months? thanks


You have to adjust the date every February (28 or 29 days), April, June, September and November (each 30 days). Self adjusting calendars are called Perpetual Calendars and this feature is quite expensive, especially in mechanical watches. Your watch has calendar ring with 31 days printed on and the simple calendar mechanism which is changing dates from 1 to 31 inclusive,day after day, so, when the 30-day month is ending and there is no 31st date to follow, your calendar is showing 31st anyway,instead of 1st of the next month. This is when you have to adjust date. Now about the date adjusting. If you pull out crown gently, you will notice there are two clicks (positions), not just one. So the first click, when crown is not pulled out fully, is exactly for day/date adjustment. If you pull the crown further out, watch is in hand adjustment mode. Try it carefully and you will find out the right position.
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Jan 12, 2010 | Timex 5B841 Wristwatch

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Watch erratic. Slows suddenly between days of working well.


Sounds like a failing battery to me. Its very common for a watch to loose time when battery needs to be changed.

Jan 09, 2010 | Timex Watches

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My watch back 5 minutes in an hour


The first thing to do is to replace the battery. If after battery replacement your watch still loosing time - there is a technical/mechanical or micro-electrical problem and you will have to look for professional watchmakers help.

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Jan 08, 2010 | Timex Watches

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Watch goes slow when wearing it but keeps time when not wearing it Because I started having a problem with an old reliable Acqua quartz analog watch running slow,  I replaced it with a new Timex quartz...


There is nothing wrong with your watch. Probably it's the one measuring heart rate and pulse (heart beats per second).
Use your users manual to set the watch.
By the way: Timex is one of the worst watch producers.

Jan 07, 2009 | Watches

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Need instructions for Timex 1440 Sport watch


TIME AND DATE
1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits flash (you'll be in Alarm Mode) Press MODE again to enter TIME mode, SECONDS digits will flash.
2. Press ADJUST to set SECONDS to zero.
3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES.
4. Press ADJUST to change.
5. Repeat to set HOURS, MONTH, DAYS, and DAY of WEEK. Go through 12 hours to set AM or PM.
6. Press MODE when done.
7. To display DATE from Time display , press START/STOP.
8. With DATE displayed press and hold START/STOP, then press ADJUST to change display between DATE-MONTH and MONTH-DATE.
9. With TIME displayed, press and hold ADJUST, then press MODE to switch between 12-and 24-hour format.

ALARM AND HOURLY CHIME
1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits, DAY, and A or P (for AM or PM) flash.
2. Press ADJUST to change HOURS digits. Go through 12 hours for AM or PM.
3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES.
4. Press ADJUST to change.. Press MODE when done.
5. Press and hold ADJUST, then press START/STOP to turn chime on/off. Press START/STOP again to turn alarm on /off. Release START/STOP when done.

CHRONOGRAPH
1. Chronograph will count up to 24 hours. Lap times are not stored. After 40 minutes chrono display changes from seconds to minutes.
2. With time displayed, press MODE to select Chrono Mode.
3. Press START/STOP to start.
4. Press ADJUST to view lap time. Press again to sesume lap timing.
5. Press START/STOP to stop timing . Press ADJUST to reset chrono to zero.
6. Repeat for successive laps.

Nov 22, 2008 | Timex 1440 Nylon watch

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How do I change time on timex watch?


These are settings for the Timex SPORTS 1440 Magnetism (5b841 -W163US)
These are for the 4 button SPORTS 1440 (not 6 button) - they will also work for the 1440 SPORTS "Informer" model wrist watch - you will NOT find these instructions on the Timex website - only the 6 button which will not work on these watches is on that site!

TIME AND DATE
  1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits flash (you'll be in Alarm Mode) Press MODE again to enter TIME mode, SECONDS digits will flash.
  2. Press ADJUST to set SECONDS to zero.
  3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES.
  4. Press ADJUST to change.
  5. Repeat to set HOURS, MONTH, DAYS, and DAY of WEEK. Go through 12 hours to set AM or PM.
  6. Press MODE when done.
  7. To display DATE from Time display , press START/STOP.
  8. With DATE displayed press and hold START/STOP, then press ADJUST to change display between DATE-MONTH and MONTH-DATE.
  9. With TIME displayed, press and hold ADJUST, then press MODE to switch between 12-and 24-hour format.
ALARM AND HOURLY CHIME
  1. Press and hold MODE until HOURS digits, DAY, and A or P (for AM or PM) flash.
  2. Press ADJUST to change HOURS digits. Go through 12 hours for AM or PM.
  3. Press START/STOP to select MINUTES.
  4. Press ADJUST to change.. Press MODE when done.
  5. Press and hold ADJUST, then press START/STOP to turn chime on/off. Press START/STOP again to turn alarm on /off. Release START/STOP when done.

CHRONOGRAPH
  1. Chronograph will count up to 24 hours. Lap times are not stored. After 40 minutes chrono display changes from seconds to minutes.
  2. With time displayed, press MODE to select Chrono Mode.
  3. Press START/STOP to start.
  4. Press ADJUST to view lap time. Press again to sesume lap timing.
  5. Press START/STOP to stop timing . Press ADJUST to reset chrono to zero.
  6. Repeat for successive laps.
Have fun! - Not a bad watch for the money! - - Silver Bullet

Mar 16, 2007 | Timex 5B841 Wristwatch

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