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If your watch keeps time except for the second hand then the problem could be that the second hand is slipping on its shaft. This can be fixed by someone experienced in doing that. I have done this many times. If the watch is not running at all then it may need a new battery. Now if it is a mechanical watch that needs to be wound, then that's another story and several things could be wrong. You need someone who is a watch repairmen to to examine it. Best of Luck

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Swatch diaphane second hand stuck


Hello, a week ago the small second hand (not long chrono second hand) got stucked and my irony swatch just stop moving. Although the chronometer could be running if started... The small hand just didn't move.
I tried different tricks, like removing battery, pull out main wheel and use chrono buttons to reset arms. Etc.
Today I noticed that when turning the wheel backwards a couple of times (one or two hours back) the little hand moved one second back... Pushing wheel back to On possition made the small hand move forward one second and get stucked again.
Then I did this procedure a couple of times, at some point I turned the wheel back for a while (may be 5 full turns) and noticed the small hand moved more than one second (5, 10, 15 seconds backward)... when I noticed it was moving freely I pushed wheel to on position and noticed the small second hand was running normal.. I hope it works for some of you. Greettings from Canada

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How To Set The Time/Calendar For Your Seiko Watch


<span style="font-weight: bold;">Time Setting for Models Without Calendar</span><br /><span style="font-style: italic;">Note: When setting the minute hand of a quartz watch, advance it a few minutes ahead of the time and then turn it back to the exact time.</span><br /> <ol> <li>Pull out the crown all the way. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: If your watch has three hands, pull out the crown when the second hand is pointing to 12 o'clock.</span></li> <li>Adjust the time by turning the crown in the desired direction.</li> <li>Push the crown back in to the normal position.<span style="font-style: italic;"> Note: If your watch has three hands, push the crown back in to the normal position in accordance with a time signal for "00" seconds.</span></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Time/Calendar Setting for Models With Calendar</span><br /><span style="font-style: italic;">Note: The date will change gradually between 9:00 PM and 4:00 AM. For some models, however, it will change instantly when the hands pass the 12 o'clock marker at midnight.</span><br /> <ul style="font-weight: bold;"> <li>For models with date calendar</li></ul> <ol> <li>Pull out the crown to the first click.</li> <li>Turn the crown until the previous day's date appears in the calendar frame.</li> <li>Pull out the crown to the second click, and advance the hour and minute hands until the desired date appears. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: If your watch has three hands, pull out the crown when the second hand is pointing to 12 o'clock.</span></li> <li>Adjust the time by turning the crown in the desired direction.</li> <li>Push the crown back in to the normal position.<span style="font-style: italic;"> Note: If your watch has three hands, push the crown back in to the normal position in accordance with a time signal for "00" seconds.</span></li></ol> <ul style="font-weight: bold;"> <li>For models with day and date calendar</li></ul> <ol> <li>Pull out the crown to the first click.</li> <li>Turn the crown until the previous day's date appears in the calendar frame.</li> <li>Turn the crown in the opposite direction until the desired language (bilingual) for the day before the desired day appears in the calendar frame. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: For Cal. 7009 and 7019, push the crown back in to the normal position and then push it repeatedly to set the day.</span><br /></li> <li>Pull out the crown to the second click, and advance the hour and minute hands until the desired date and day appears. <span style="font-style: italic;">Note: If your watch has three hands, pull out the crown when the second hand is pointing to 12 o'clock.</span></li> <li>Adjust the time by turning the crown in the desired direction.</li> <li>Push the crown back in to the normal position.<span style="font-style: italic;"> Note: If your watch has three hands, push the crown back in to the normal position in accordance with a time signal for "00" seconds.</span></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Note:</span> Do not change the calendar between 9:00 PM and 4:00 AM as it may not change properly. If it is necessary to set the calendar during that time period, first change the time to any time outside those hours, set the calendar and then reset the correct time. When the day shifts automatically to the next day, the other language will temporarily appear.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Note:</span> When setting the hour hand, check that AM/PM is correctly set. The watch is designed so that the calendar changes once in 24 hours.<br /><span style="font-style: italic;">Turn the hands past the 12 o'clock marker to determine whether the time is set for the AM or PM period. If the calendar changes, the time is set for the AM period. If it does not change, the time is set for the PM period.</span><br />

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Cant set the second hand to move


The "second" hand on this watch is not actually a 'sweep' second hand, as on other watches.
This is a timer dial. ["Stopwatch 1/5 Second Hand"]
To start/stop this, use the top button (Button "A").
To reset this dial to 12 O'clock, use Button "B", after first stopping it with Button "A".
The "second" hand is the small dial at the 9 O'clock position.
In actuality, you 'could' start this and just not stop it...  Then it would function as a "large second hand". That would be up to the owner. (it might use more battery power though... ?)

Nov 11, 2009 | Pulsar Chronograph Watch

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I have a seiko chronograph sports 150 watch; had the battery changed a few day ago and just noticed that the second hand & stopwatch hands are not 'centered'. is ther a way to reset this ? cheers


As jimmyguru said.
1. Pull the crown to the second position (all the way out)
2. Push and hold the reset button and allow the chronograph hand to rotate near the 12 o'clock position.
3. Release the reset button.
4. Repeatedly push and release the reset button to find tune the hand position until it is right at 12 o'clock.
5. Push the crown back in.

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Minute hand and second hand


There is a tool available in the market to remove second hands.

If you have a watch screwdriver you can easily remove both the hands. Just keep the screwdriver in between minute hand and second hand and gently twist the screwdriver. But be careful, it may damage the dial.

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sounds like the gear that turns the second hand has a tooth missing.

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Invicta model 3209 watch


Your watch is fitted with chronograph movement 5040D made by Ronda (Switzerland). If you take a closer look, then you will realise that the subdial at 3 o'clock is counting seconds allready. This is your seconds dial, not the big one.
The big seconds hand actually is the chronograph hand (stopwatch) and, when activated, works together with 1/10th counter.
Follow this link and see for yourself:

http://www.ronda.ch/e/index_bedienung.html

Find movement 5040D and click on INTERACTIVE version.

Rate me, please.


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Can't set day and second hand


For dates- pull out crown half way (first click) and by turning the crown set date. Push crown back.
For chrono setting: pull out crown halfway and using pushbuttons reset seconds hand. Push back.
If this do not work: pull out crown fully (second click) and then reset. Push back.

Dec 18, 2008 | Watches

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The second hand is not moving


Got the same problem guys. i have one of the new electronic diving eco drives.
First time i managed to get it going again, by forcing all the hands to the top for diving mode, then back to normal, this action ´nudged´the minute hand back into motion, but a little later it stuck again at the same spot.
I guess mines going back to the factory, and i´m gonna b watchless for a few weeks :(

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