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Luminox 3100 series watch stops at night.

My watch stops at night. I pull out the stem and move it around and it starts and keeps running. I bought the watch in Sept. 08 would the battery need replaced already?

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It is very possible that the battery is old. They sit in the stores for a while before selling. Good brands of batteries are recommended but not a guarantee of a fresh one. Batteries can be poorly made, lack a proper charge, etc. from the store. I have installed three batteries before on the same watch before finding one that worked. I sometimes have bad luck. I buy batteries in bulk and replace as necessary now.

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