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Connection Problem between the LCD screen and PC board

I have a Polar F6 wrist watch. Recently it died and I went to replace the battery but I seperated the LCD screen from the PC board. When I snaped everything back together and properly replaced the battery everything looked fine. All LCD segments lit up until I pressed the "OK" button. When the "OK" button was depressed it appeared that the elastometer connection on the rear of the LCD was not seated correctly with the traces on the PC board because the information displayed was unreadable. I have tryed a couple of time to correct this but ended up with the same results. Does anybody have any suggestions?? Thanks Tony

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  • mfields_2 Jan 05, 2009

    I have the same problem but don't see where taping will correct it. I haven't actually put the tape on but I'm holding it and pushing it together and see no change in the screen. What am I doing wrong?

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Sometimes you can solve this sort of problem by sticking a couple of small pieces of tape on the front side of the lcd screen in places where they wont be visible on the outside - they will push the screen back onto its connections - there is quite possibly a small piece or seal that is now missing that would have done this job before. If you want to conatct polar directly for help go to this link - you can get a user manual and all the contact details for service etc. http://www.polarusa.com/Products/fseries/f6.asp?cat=consumer My advice would be to send it to them to get it fixed - replacing a battery on its own is rarely all that needs to be done to a watch when the battery runs out - it is a convenient service interval as seals need replacing, parts need checking or lubricating or cleaning etc. Hope this helps :)

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