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Simply pull the plastic tab out
then push the crown back in
the battery is energized when the stem ( crown) is pushed all the way in
it is used to stop the crown from making contact during storage before sale so ensuring that a new battery is installed on purchase

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Thank you for contacting FixYa.
I dont know why you want to remove the stem but here you go.
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