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Date setting on Citizen 0510 chronograph

I have received a Citizen 0510 Chronograph wristwatch as a Christmas present. It is not a perpetual calendar watch but does have the date at the 3 o'clock position. I have set it according to the manual and it doesn't keep the correct date. I have tried setting it in the evening and in the morning but it always seems to either be a day ahead or behind. Please help.

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    I have a citizen e650 and whilst I can set the date and the time and the appropriate time zone I cannot set the day to either Sunday or Monday...when I check the power reserve the gauge goes past maximum to the Tuesday position!!! Do I need to send it off to citizen for repair?

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Try this method. Set the date until it reads a couple of days in the past and then set the correct time. Of course do not touch your date or time settings between the hours of 9PM-1AM. Wait until the next day, then move the hour hand forward until you reach the current date with the correct time.

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Pretty easy, I got the same problem.

-adjust the time to midnight
-adjust the date to today
-adjust the time of the day afterward

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Try the citizen web site, most user manuals are available to download

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