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Rolex Oyester Perpetual watch stopped without any reason

I have a Rolex Oyester Perpetual watch which just stopped working all of a sudden. I would like to know what the problem could be and if it is battery operated. It has been 7 years and I never experienced this problem. I have misplaced my watch catalogue.  Please advise. Thank you.

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SOURCE: Rolex oyster perpetual datejust time/date setting instructions

unscrew the winding pin until it opens to the first position. (this position is for self winding. approx 30 turns clockwise will fully wind the watch)pull pin to the next position. this sets the date if it is a quickset. 1985 to present. again turn clockwise to the desired date is present. pull the pin to the final position and this will set the time turning clockwise as well. hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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I need to know if this watch is an automatic or quartz (battery-operated) watch. For either watch, your crown screws in clockwise- which, by the way, is on the right hand side of your watch, and looks like a miniature doorknob. Unscrew it COUNTERCLOCKWISE, then, if your watch has a date on the dial (face of watch), your crown will pull out in two different positions. The first position is for your day/date. Forward will either do the day or date and backwards will do the other. DO NOT SET YOUR WATCH BETWEEN 10 O'CLOCK AND 2 O'CLOCK, because it can ruin your watch. The second position (pull out completely) is for setting the time. Go around until the day and date changes so you're sure that you're on a.m. or p.m. and then set accordingly. Push the stem all the way back in - this is your winding mode if you have an automatic. Wind 50 times before use, or else it won't run correctly. Now, push the stem back in (it's spring-loaded), and turn it counterclockwise to seat the tap, then clockwise until it's completely screwed in.

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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SOURCE: how to adjust day date on older rolex perpetual day date watch

There isn;t any downloadable manuals for Rolex watches, but operation of Rolex Day-Date is very simple:
1) when you unscrew the crown, it is in winding position,
2) when you pull out the crown to the first click, it is in day and date setting position (depending wich way you turn the crown).
NOTE: to adjust the day or date, previously you have to advance hands forward, passing 12 o'clock (midnight) mark and stop advancing at 4.00 a.m. using the crown in position as described in chapter 3. When done - push the crown fully in, then pull out to the first click and only then adjust the day or date.
3) when you pull the crown further out to the second click, it is in time setting position.
To find the daytime or night time on the watch: pull out crown to the second click and advance watch hands forward till you pass the 12 mark on dial. If the date changes as you pass it - it is the night time (midnight). If the date do not change as you pass it - it is the daytime (noon).
After all settings being done, allways screw the crown back down as it protects the watch from water and moisture.
Never use watch in sauna- it's not designed for that.
Do not forget to rate, please.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: how do i wind and set my Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch

There isn;t any downloadable manuals for Rolex watches, but operation of Rolex Day-Date is very simple:
1) when you unscrew the crown, it is in winding position,
2) when you pull out the crown to the first click, it is in day and date setting position (depending wich way you turn the crown).
NOTE: to adjust the day or date, previously you have to advance hands forward, passing 12 o'clock (midnight) mark and stop advancing at 4.00 a.m. using the crown in position as described in chapter 3. When done - push the crown fully in, then pull out to the first click and only then adjust the day or date.
3) when you pull the crown further out to the second click, it is in time setting position.
To find the daytime or night time on the watch: pull out crown to the second click and advance watch hands forward till you pass the 12 mark on dial. If the date changes as you pass it - it is the night time (midnight). If the date do not change as you pass it - it is the daytime (noon).
After all settings being done, always screw the crown back down as it protects the watch from water and moisture.
Never use watch in sauna- it's not designed for that.
Do not forget to rate, please.

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Can you please tell me how to set my Rolex Oyster

24 hours passes and the day and date do not change. Does it need service? Have I broken something? I can pull the crown out 2 notches and change it manually----but it doesn't operate automatically. thanks brucesimons@sbcglobal.net

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