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Luminox 8152 chrono

I have a 8152 luminox chrono. The hour dial located at at 9:00. One time it went around and reset. Now it wont reset. Also the large second hand sweep I cant get to set At 12:00 or ther positions. Is there something wrong with or how do you set the. The watch is new.

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  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    I also have the same problem; although my small dial at 9oclock also get stuck. I am debating sending it back to the company I purchased it from. The watch is one week old. Any solutions?

  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2008

    Same here with the sweep hand. The large second hand does not always operate, and the button, at times, does nothing. It also seems to just stop moving, time wise, altogether.



  • jdaloo Mar 06, 2009

    I'm also struggling with resetting the hands on the chronograph. I am trying to reset the 'minute' hand (9 o'clock dial) on my 800 series. Using doods instructions helped- on my watch the start/stop operates the seconds and the lap/reset operates the 1/10 sec but I can't for the life of me figure out how to reset the minute hand and it is not set to zero on reset. Any guidance is appreciated.

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If you have your instruction manual it should tell you how to reset the chrono. i have the Luminox 8352 and it says to pull the crown out to the 3rd position. then press and hold both the start/stop and lap/reset buttons for a couple of seconds. you'll see the second hand rotate, then you can single click the start/stop button to manually move the second hand 1 second, or you can hold it and it will continue move for a longer period until time desired. if you need to adjust the other chrono hands, click the lap/reset button and then you can click the start/stop button again. repeat for the minute/hour chrono hand. when you're finished push the crown back in. it might work even though it's a different model, worth a shot? hope that helps. these are really great watches.

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