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Replace battery in my Pola F11 Heart Rate watch

Can I do this and still keep my watch waterproof ?

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Yes, your watch will retain the same water resistance if you will not damage the rubber gasket. After replacing watch battery, clean that rubber gasket with lighter fluid(ZIPPO), place back in watch exactly as it was before and reassemble the casing.
If there are screws on caseback, do not overtighten them. At the same time do not leave them too loose.
Memorize how much power you needed to unscrew them and use the same to screw them back.
I'm recommending ZIPPO, because it would be difficult for you to get special cleaner and grease for gasket.
After cleaning the gasket with ZIPPO, rub a little bit of vaseline in to your fingertips and slide the gasket through them. That will do a good lubrication.
Don't forget to rate, please.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

  • kheir khalaila Jun 25, 2013

    i need a new rubber gasket not to put it thair and i m not find another one i search every where if you know where i can find plz help

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