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Change battery -- opening the case, how to arkitekt FS 3104

The case looks to need to be unscrewed rather than pried. How is the back casing removed to changed the battery.

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SOURCE: I have the Fossil FS-4154,

Did you put the protective cover back over the battery? sounds like a grounding problem.

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SOURCE: how do you open Vintage Men's Omega Deville Wrist Watch?

That means you have a monoblock case and this can be opened using a special pump and forcing the air into the case through the tube (where the stem is inserted into the movement).
When forced in, the air pressure builds up in the case and lifts up the watch glass.
It is quite tricky operation and need skilled watchmakers hands and tools.
When I first used this metod, air pressure was so strong, that it shot out the glass from the case together with the movement and all the watch bits flew over the place, ending with damaged fingers, scratched dial and broken balance staff, so, I had to buy them and replace.
My advice is to go to your nearest watch repair shop and ask for help, as you wont be able to open your watch without proper tools or you will damage or brake watch glass.

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SOURCE: I don't have the original battery to my watch, and

<P>Thank you for contacting FixYa.</P><P>Unfortunately, unless it is stamped on the back of the watch, or it is in your manual, there is no way of knowing the battery that goes in any watch without the old one, or very accurate sizing of the area it goes in. You can try to contact Fossil via this link:</P><P><A href="http://www.fossil.com/en_US/shop/customer_care/static/fossil-customercare.html">http://www.fossil.com/en_US/shop/customer_care/static/fossil-customercare.html</A></P><P>Best regards.</P>

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

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