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Hi. There is water under the crystal on my Sharp watch but, it says on the back that it is waterproof to 100 ft. This watch has been very accurate and, is still, since it was purchased 8 years ago and I want to keep it. Thank you.

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There may have been some moisture inside the watch when igt was made or as the watch is fairly "old", the seal may have deteriorated.

Many makers recommend servicing (which includes fitting nw seals) ever 3-4 years.

You could try putting it in a warm palce foe a day or so to see if the problem disappears but if it persists, get in touch with the maker with a view to servicing it.

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  • luckyvickery Aug 31, 2010

    Having dealt with that same moisture prob many times before, the best method I've found to get rid of the condensation is to pull the min/hr set dial to the out position and let the timepiece bask in the sun, with the set dial pointed upwards allowing the evaporated liquid to escape. It seems the common occurance leading to the trapped moisture is hot n humid conditions combatting drastic temp change....ex: chillin in A/C then steppin into hot shower, sauna, jacuzzi.....

  • luckyvickery Aug 31, 2010

    Having dealt with that same moisture prob many times before, the best method I've found to get rid of the condensation is to pull the min/hr set dial to the out position and let the timepiece bask in the sun, with the set dial pointed upwards allowing the evaporated liquid to escape. It seems the common occurance leading to the trapped moisture is hot n humid conditions combatting drastic temp change....ex: chillin in A/C then steppin into hot shower, sauna, jacuzzi.....

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