Question about Rolex Explorer II 16570 Wrist Watch
My 4 year old Explorer 2 which has been worn daily since purchased has developed a vibration and buzzing noise when moved quickly or shaken,,,Can you explain what this is and the likely remidy or cost to rectify...
The noise and the vibration is coming from the winding rotor loose axle. There can be two causes for it:
1) the rotor axle, bridge and setting (fixing) spring is getting loose. This will be quite easy repair as all it takes is to tighten all screws and replace or tighten setting spring.
2) rotor axle is worn, so, consequently the bridge and the setting spring as well. In this case the rotor axle must be replaced by the new one and re-bushed into the bridge and the new setting spring must be fitted. This takes quite a lot of work and new parts as well.
Can not tell you about the costs, but Rolex repairs has never been cheap. In the U.K.about a year ago I did the repairs as described in chapter 2 and customer was charged £195.00, parts inclusive, and it was cheap by the Rolex standards.
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Posted on Mar 07, 2009
I just had the same problem with my Submariner (6 years old) and took my watch to a dealer to have it assessed. While there, the dealer asked if the watch had gone through a period of non-use. It had (just recently around the time the buzzing and vibrations started), so he suggested first winding it to ensure that the spring was fully coiled. After doing so, the buzzing and vibration stopped.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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