Question about Watches

Open Question

I need to know the battery type for my nixon scout watch

I know how to change the battery I just lost the old one and don't want to buy one that looks like it"ll fit and it be the wrong one.

Posted by on

4 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

escapement
  • 2334 Answers

SOURCE: how to set time on nixon scout watch?

Visit: www.nixonnow.com/manuals/nixon_analog.pdf

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

escapement
  • 2334 Answers

SOURCE: how to change the battery on a Nixon Scout Watch?

Strap is attached to case by spring pins. Both ends of spring pin are inserted into holes into the case lugs,
. Take the knife and push the spring pin end inwards to release the watch strap.
Do not forget to rate, please.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

  • 2501 Answers

SOURCE: I need a new watch band for my Nixon Scout watch

Try contacting a Nixon service center.

You can locate your nearest service center by going to their web site "www.nixonnow.com/dealers/" and filling in your details.

Posted on Mar 03, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Where can I buy a battery for nixon rotolog watch A02840100?


Take it to your local jeweller and they will change the battery whilst you wait for between $6 and $8. They keep all the batteries and all the tools to remove the back.

Mar 14, 2017 | Nixon Watches

1 Answer

Watch date changes between 1:45 am and 2:00 am


turn it 12 hours forwards or 12 hours backwards that will correct it to the right date change

Jan 12, 2013 | Watches

1 Answer

Hello. I own a 40 to 50 year old "Timex Electronic" watch. There is a number date at the 3 o'clock position. I see no other identifying info on the outside. I don't have a battery for it. How


Hello,

What is the exact model of the watch. I have several Timex Electronic watches that might fit your description. If you pop the caseback do you see the old battery inside? Most batteries would have a reference like: CR2016.

Jan 06, 2013 | Timex Watches

1 Answer

FR60 garmin watch error message


No solution. I just tried to change my battery yesterday and am receiving the same message. If I get a resolution I'll post it. Just wanted to let you know you're NOT alone!

May 06, 2012 | Garmin FR60 Wrist Watch for Men

1 Answer

HOW CAN I CHANGE THE BATTERY


try to open it, find what type of battery it has. then buy it. then slowly remove old one. and put the new battery. don't try used batteries it ll cause damage. best wishes

May 02, 2012 | Watches

1 Answer

Hello I have two nixon men's wrist watches that


just bring your watch to Nixon watch experts. they have spare and tools to repair your watch.

Jul 14, 2011 | Watches

2 Answers

My nixon lowdown watch screen says ROM FAIL and i have only had it for 3 days how do i fix it ?


Hi You don't fix it. Hopefully you mean it's only 3 days old from being new and you can take back to the shop for refund/replacement.
ROM - stands for Read Only Memory and is basically the chip that all the software and information is stored on. This runs the watch and it's this that has failed. You could try reseting the watch by removing the battery and then replacing it.

Jun 09, 2011 | Nixon Lodown Tide watch

1 Answer

How do i change the battery?


If you have a Timex digital watch, the back of your watch is probably attached with four little screws, one at each corner of the case. If you remove the screws, the back of the case should lift off with only a little nudge in case some grunge has glued the back to the rest of the case.

On the other hand, if you have an analog Timex watch (i.e., one with a traditional face), it almost certainly has a snap-fit case; the back is simply pressed back into position with firm pressure. The problem is that modern snap-fit case backs are often very tightly fitted to increase their water-resistance--they're tough to get off, and even tougher to push back into position. I would not be surprised if you will ultimately need a jeweler's case press to get the back of this watch back into place (more on this later).

A snap-fit case back often has a small (very small) raised section at one spot of the rim; this is so you can insert a tool called a case knife and pop the back off. Many Timex watches with snap-fit cases have a small triangle / pointer etched into the case back to suggest where you should fit a case knife to pop off the watch. If you don't see that small raised section or a marker, you'll need to choose a location to wiggle the blade of your case knife under the edge and gently apply leverage from there--it's usually easiest by one of the watch lugs, as opposed to near the watch crown. If you don't have a case knife, you can often use a thin (but tough!) knife blade to do the same thing. Remember, though, that applying this much force through a knife blade can distort or take a chunk out of your edge, so be prepared to sacrifice a knife or be prepared to re-sharpen it after this exercise. A screwdriver does not work very well; the blades are typically too narrow to provide good leverage without distorting the case back, and they may even cutt a gouge into the watch body. Avoid using them for this purpose.

If you can't press the back on securely after replacing the battery, you will need to use a case press to complete the job. A case press is just what it sounds like: a device for clamping watch cases back together. It's designed to provide an equal amount of force around the edges of the watch back without putting that same pressure on the watch crystal (which could cause it to crack or break). I'm aware of two basic styles. One style looks vaguely like a big pair of pliers, but with two swiveling plates instead plier jaws. The other style, which I prefer, sits on a table or workbench and uses a lever to push down the top plate. In both cases, nylon jigs are inserted to match the size of your watch.

You can find case knives, case presses, and other watch repair tools at many jewelry supply stores, mail order supply houses like Otto Frei (http://www.ottofrei.com/store/home.php?cat=296 will take you right to the watch repair tools), and on eBay. However, if you're near a Harbor Freight store, they sell a "watch battery changing kit" and jeweler's press for an extremely reasonable price. These aren't the ultra-high quality tools that a professional jeweler would use, but they'll be perfectly fine for changing the occasional battery for many years. I've probably closed 100+ watches using the inexpensive press I got from there.

If you can't close the watch case with your bare hands and don't have access to a case press, your safest bet may be to go to a jewelry store or jewelry counter in a department store and ask if they could close the back for you with the proper tool. You may have to tip them a few dollars, but that is still far cheaper than the cost of replacing a broken watch crystal.

May 31, 2011 | Timex Watches

1 Answer

How do I open the back of the Acqua Indiglo watch so I can change the CR2016 battery?


Your watch has a snap-fit case; the back is simply pressed back into position with firm pressure. The problem is that modern snap-fit case backs are often very tightly fitted to increase their water-resistance--they're tough to get off, and even tougher to push back into position. I would not be surprised if you will ultimately need a jeweler's case press to get the back of this watch back into place (more on this later).

A snap-fit case back often has a small (very small) raised section at one spot of the rim; this is so you can insert a tool called a case knife and pop the back off. Many Timex watches have a small triangle / pointer etched into the case back to suggest where you should fit a case knife to pop off the watch. If you don't see that small raised section or a marker (Aqua is a discount brand of Timex), you'll need to choose a location to wiggle the blade of your case knife under the edge and gently apply leverage from there--it's usually easiest by one of the watch lugs, as opposed to near the watch crown. If you don't have a case knife, you can often use a thin (but tough!) knife blade to do the same thing. Remember, though, that applying this much force through a knife blade can distort or take a chunk out of your edge, so be prepared to sacrifice a knife or be prepared to re-sharpen it after this exercise. A screwdriver does not work very well; the blades are typically too narrow to provide good leverage without distorting the case back, and they may even cutt a gouge into the watch body. Avoid using them for this purpose.

If you can't press the back on securely after replacing the battery, you will need to use a case press to complete the job. A case press is just what it sounds like: a device for clamping watch cases back together. It's designed to provide an equal amount of force around the edges of the watch back without putting that same pressure on the watch crystal (which could cause it to crack or break). I'm aware of two basic styles. One style looks vaguely like a big pair of pliers, but with two swiveling plates instead plier jaws. The other style, which I prefer, sits on a table or workbench and uses a lever to push down the top plate. In both cases, nylon jigs are inserted to match the size of your watch.

You can find case knives, case presses, and other watch repair tools at many jewelry supply stores, mail order supply houses like Otto Frei (http://www.ottofrei.com/store/home.php?cat=296 will take you right to the watch repair tools), and on eBay. However, if you're near a Harbor Freight store, they sell a "watch battery changing kit" and jeweler's press for an extremely reasonable price. These aren't the ultra-high quality tools that a professional jeweler would use, but they'll be perfectly fine for changing the occasional battery for many years. I've probably closed 100+ watches using the inexpensive press I got from there.

If you can't close the watch case with your bare hands and don't have access to a case press, your safest bet may be to go to a jewelry store or jewelry counter in a department store and ask if they could close the back for you with the proper tool. You may have to tip them a few dollars, but that is still far cheaper than the cost of replacing a broken watch crystal.

May 29, 2011 | Watches

Not finding what you are looking for?
Watches Logo

Related Topics:

572 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Watches Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

Jimmy Accardi

Level 2 Expert

101 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75117 Answers

Are you a Watch Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...