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Cannot get the back cover on

After replacing the battery on my watch, I am unable to get the back on the watch. It will not pop back on. I have tried everything I can think of to no avail.

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You need a watch case press/pliers to do the job right without damaging the watch. You can find them on ebay or, just take it to a watch shop and let them do it. Don't forget to replace the rubber gasket if there was one. If you reuse the existing one the watch will leak and be ruined if it gets wet.

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