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My watch always need to change its battery Recently i have change a new battery and it wont last even for a week Can you advise if the problem lies in the battery or watch since i have change few brands of battery already Mine is suunto core black alu version

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Hi,

Appreciate the direct "Ask Me".

Offhand, I would say yes to the battery replacement. Though watches are not within my immediate field. This would be based on your post "2-5 minutes behind". As to the "lost signal" after a reset, may I request that you post back the specific model number pls.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back as requested, how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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You wouldnt think a whole lot could go wrong with a Suunto battery change. If they had trouble getting the coin access back off and unscrewed the case then the button contacts might be out of line causing your problem. You might also check to be sure that they put the right battery in and that there are no pry marks as sometimes there are problems getting the battery out. If any excessive pressure was placed on the circuit board and it cracked it will need to be replaced.

Posted on Sep 22, 2009

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Simply pry the battery cap off and remove the battery for at least 24 hrs. to depolarize the watch.And then reinsert battery and snap cover on.Your skin is back in order.Good luck.

Posted on Dec 19, 2009

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go to the Timex web site "timex.com".

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select "manuals/downloads."

Select "Product manuals downloads"

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Choose your download from the list.

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It's in the manual. I did it on mine.

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