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I put a battery in a seiko 8f33, the time and day are working fine.The date will not work. I have been thru the process of reprogramming. What have I done wrong???

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Your watch has a perpetual calendar which can only be set from inside the watch using the touchpads around the edge of the movement.
This link is for the instructions
http://www.seikousa.com/support/ib/pdf/SEIKO_4F32_8F32_8F33.pdf

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If your watch stopped working while changing the time it can be for a couple of reason . One is i never set the watch between the hours of 11 pm and 4 am or else your movement can be damaged. The main reason is usually that the watch crown was not pushed all the way in to the first set . If the watch crown and stem is pulled out and not in the start position the watch will not run. Also after setting time you might need to reengage the watch by pressing on the jumper buttons on the top side of the crown they look like push buttons.

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