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Not running I just bought this on Ebay and it is new. It is not running. It has never been worn. Is there someone I must do initially to get this watch going. I pulled the stem out and set the time and pushed the stem back in. It is not running. Please advise

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Re: Not running

Look for a tiny, clear plastic spacer washer on the stem and remove it. this is just thick enough to prevent the stem from being pushed all the way in. this is factory placed to prevent inadvertent turn on during shipping.

Posted on Aug 17, 2007

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I bought CCCP Mens Shchuka Automatic Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch last 2 months and now watch stop. How can I do?

An automatic watch is sometimes called a self-winding watch, though they can sometimes be conventionally wound in addition if the watch is not worn very much or the wearer has a very sedentary life. An automatic watch needs to be worn and the wrist it is worn on needs quite a lot of activity in order to keep the watch spring wound sufficiently to keep it going during rest and sleep periods.

Considering this, if the watch was new and faulty it should be returned to the retailer for replacement. Your contract is with the retailer and supplying you with a watch that hasn't lasted a reasonable time is in breach of that contract. Even if the watch has a manufacturer's guarantee it is better if the retailer takes responsibility for the carriage, insurance, etc.

If the watch was a previously used (previously owned or second-hand) you can hardly return it to the seller unless the seller has guaranteed it, though your local consumer protection laws might provide protection if you bought it from a business. Much will depend on the age of the watch, the price paid, the original price and how it was advertised. Such sites as ebay and Amazon provide certain additional consumer protections and if you paid by credit card the insurance might provide some cover as indeed might a house contents or personal all-risks policy.

In the case of a pre-owned watch you will first have to take it to a trusted local watch-repairer for fault diagnosis and a repair estimate, except in the case of a watch that is guaranteed waterproof. Such watches must be sent only to the manufacturer or an approved repairer if it is desired the waterproofing continues to be guaranteed.

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Why doesn't it keep running?

It needs to be worn to self wind. I actually bought a winding box so I put watch away it will be turned as if on your wrist. These vary and having owned a couple of winders I chose one that is belt driven, found on Amazon.
if you wear it to sleep it may wind down.
Playing video games ,little wrist motion, may find it stopped.
you mentioned someone to.d you it was fully wound! How can they tell. I cannot wind mine if yours needs winding from stem you may not have real Rollex.

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Everytime my self winding runs down, why do I spend hours trying to get started again?

An automatic watch receives it power from the mainspring, which is wound by hand (most watches) and from movement of the arm which causes the Oscillating Weight to spin around and wind the mainspring. The problem is that it takes many, many rotations of the weight to put enough winds on the mainspring to keep it going. If you have not worn the watch for 24 hours you need to put initial winds on the mainspring, either by turning the crown or by swinging the watch around 30-40 times. If the watch is in good mechanical condition, once you put the initial winds on it, you can put it on your wrist and it should run overnight if taken off. Most older Seiko watches cannot be wound by hand.

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I bought a watch through ebay and it does not work. The indicators are losing in perostrofi and the day does not work.

If the watch was described as 'working' or new, you may be able to recover your cost through eBay if the seller is not cooperating. Check their website for instructions on filing a claim if you are unable to contact the seller.

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I have bought a new daytona but after every few hours it just stops anf i have to reset it again.its quite frustrating

A Rolex watch is automatic.It needs to be worn 8 hours per day to store enough power to run 36 hours off the wrist.Assuming that you are wearing the watch daily if it still stops there is a problem with the auto winding or mainspring.As a new watch it will be under the Rolex guarantee so return it to the place of purchase.If you dont have a guarantee contact for advice or a free estimate.

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Hi Kap2000

I know it's frustrating and I work in the industry the only thing I can suggest is to a Contact the manufacturer directly or try ebay for replacement bands? and Then rob the buckle off the new one to fit the old, so you still have the gift you gave to your husband?

Model numbers would be useful if you wanted to email me I can try and help out further? (however in australia!)

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try the gossip web site or google it you mite get some on ebay. hope this helps joe

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If not worn, you should wind it about 50 turns before wearing. If worn every day after, and you are active you shouldn't have to wind it again. If you wear it every once in awhile, then about 50 turns should do. What happens is people think that when they put on their automatic watch, and it starts it is going, but it needs that back-up power to run correctly and not run slow.

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The Tag Heur repair center says an automatic watch must go through an "initiation" process. They recommend winding manually 40 revolution of the crown clockwise. You must wear an automatic watch at least eight hours per day. Repat the initiation if the watch is not worn for 20 hours or so.

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