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Need to replace a watch battery

I have a ladies watch - Charles Jourdan with the word TECHNIC written on the backplate. How do I open this watch to replace a battery - unscrew or lever off the back plate?

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izzi, I assume you have a snap back back that won't snap back in place. I had the same problem with a Timex EXpedition. The solution should be similar. See my post" http://www.fixya.com/support/t190459-watch_battery_replacement and also the site I reference there. http://www.online-batteries.co.uk/whichbattery.shtml Good luck, Richard

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Watch shops use a press to put backs on. Some will snap on using your thumbs, other need the press to apply more force.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I open my watch to replace the battery. Looks as if I need a special gadget.

Get a small screwdriver and a file, file the end of the screwdriver down to a fine edge, thin enough to fit the narrowest gap, then carefully lever the case open. Try to avoid being heavy handed, you do not want to scratch the watch when doing this. HTH.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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Most watches are either screwed on and typically have a series of small notches around the circumference of the case back. A special tool is generally called for. Otherwise they are "snap back" . These are simply pressed on. To remove you can carefully use a regular knife in the absence of a "case knife". There is usually a small gap/groove/notch area to insert the balde and lift the back off.

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SOURCE: Can't get the back plate of a Timex Indiglo WR30M watch back on

It is either a screw on case back or a "snap-on. I suspect that it is the latter since you don't mention that you used a tool to unscrew the case back. So getting the back on sometimes is very difficult. I have a special tool for that to apply even pressue and the necessary force and does not put pressure on the crystal. You have to be careful to not damage the crystal. If you don't get it done, then suggest you take it to a shop that has the right tool. If you have very strong thumbs you might get it done.

Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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