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After battery replacement, went in ocean and now screen is blank... Thinking the innards got wet, and are now fried... Thoughts?

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Thanks for contacting FixYa
DId you do the battery replacement yourself or have a store do it for you?
Unless it is done by Timex, or a qualified Timex retailer, it will NOT be waterproof anymore as the seal has been destroyed.
You can try to see if Timex can still repair by going to this link
http://www.timex.com/info/Warranty

Best regards. Jewel

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

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