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My tissot seastar chronograph V7734 will not wind when winding the main spring the crown just spins/springs back no matter how much it's wound

I was winding my manual wind Tissot seastar chrono as normal when I felt a click through the crown and then the watch would not wind. feels like when winding the main spring via the crown I wind the crown forward but when let go to continue winding the crown it spins/springs round in the opposite direction ?

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SOURCE: How do I wind my Tissot visodate seastar automatic

Are you sure it winds? They also make battery operated watches! :-)

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A self winding watch will run for 2-3 days if it is not worn (they thrive on being used) and it sounds as if you have not been using it; is this the case?

It could be that the winder does not operate on the spring (some watches don't), so to wind it up you need to activate the self winding mechanism.

You can do this by gently swinging the watch from side to side for a few minutes. This will simulate the normal operation when it is being worn.

If you continue to have trouble with it stopping, it could be that it needs cleaning. I had a similar problem with a watch I had some years ago.

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SOURCE: the tissot visodate watch is automatic not battery driven.

I would not wind the watch manually. I also have a Tissot. If you cannot wear it often enough to keep it going, you can purchase a watch box that is made for self-winding watches which will turn the watch periodically in order to keep it wound.

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