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Dead battery I think my watch battery is dead how do I open the cover to change a battery and what is the battery? Thanks for your help Chris

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Re: dead battery

Water resistant my arse. I have had loads of these crap watches and only now learnt my lesson that they never will get any better

Posted on Jul 09, 2007

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Re: dead battery

Take it to a qualifed watchmaker or send it to fossel.This watch is water resitant and MUST be tested to insure that it remain that way.

Posted on May 13, 2007

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