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My watch, Seiko Kinetic Auto-Relay (5J22-OD60), no longer holds enough energy to keep working overnight, the second hand starts moving at two-second intervals and it stops before morning.

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You have a bad capacitor. You can either try to repair this yourself with a special upgrade kit for about $20 (and maybe screw it up) or pay an expert who will do it right for $67.

http://www.qualitywatchrepair.com/seiko_kinetic.htm

For an extra $20 he'll do a pressure test on it to be sure it is water-proof but since this is a pro you really don't need to worry about it on a non dive watch.

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This watch actually contains a small rechargeable battery that must be replaced every so often (10 years?). Make sure you use the correct rechargeable battery - this is NOT a normal watch battery.

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