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The seconds hand ticks at 4 secs a time

My Tag Kirium's seconds hand is ticking at 4 seconds a time. Its still managing to keep the time accurately however i am worried that this may effect the watch in the long run or be a signal from the watch that all is not well. Has any one had a simular problem? Or know what this may mean for my time piece? Gavin

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Don't whatever you do allow the watch to be sent to Tag, as they are very likely to state that the watch needs a service at a cost of £125 after having your watch for 8 weeks (they charge £40 for a new battery which is bad enough) . This they do all the time and seems a bit if a scam. They state that the internals need cleaning by their specialists. Lets just think about this. A hermetically sealed watch to 200 meters has got dirty inside! They said this to me and so I asked for the watch back. They had removed the back of the watch, so I had a look inside and in the intervening weeks the run down battery had corroded. Luckily the terminals are gold and resistant, so I replaced the insulating disk which had corroded with a disc of thin plastic from a water bottle label and bought a battery for £1.36 and all has been dandy ever since. If you are concerned to do the same, an independent watch specialist will change the battery and repressurise for between £25-35

Posted on Nov 19, 2007



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This is a feature that let's you know the battery is low on power. Take it to a Qualified Watchmaker for replacment.This watch must must be pressure tested to insure that it remain water tight Don

Posted on May 22, 2007


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