Question about Watches

1 Answer

Removing the watch stem

Hello, I was wondering just how to remove the watch stem on a quartz watch. do you need a special tool?

Posted by tdkmike on

  • Gerald Helmke
    Gerald Helmke Apr 23, 2017

    Be careful on the advice ur getting becausit depends on the type of movement it is and that's very inportant because if u get it out it might not go back in and that can cost u serious money to take the stem out means there r other issues ur trying to address so just go to the pros and ask or Br more specific in ur online searches

×

Ad

1 Answer

Anonymous

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Hi, it depends on the watch . Look carefully ,if there is a release button , somethin you can press on or lift up. Sometimes a needle is enough to do the job. On some quartz movements (the cheap ones) you just can't remove the stem ...
hope this will be helpfull!
K.

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

0helpful
1answer

Remove back of Adee Kaye watch

If there are no slots all around, use a knife to pry case back. Make sure to use plastic pliers to remove battery to avoid possible short.
1helpful
1answer

How do I remove the back of this watch?

I have seen other burberry watches and the back should pop out .
1- Locate a very small tab or recessed area on the edge of the back cover 2- Pull out the stem, which releases the back on some watches.3- Get a small flathead screwdriver it needs to be a thin inflexible tip 3- Very carefully slide the blade under the tiny metal protrusion on the back cover (or across the length of the recessed area, depending on which type of cover your watch has). 4- When you replace the cover, make sure you line up the stem slot on the cover with the stem of the watch. This information is on wiki: http://www.wikihow.com/Pry-off-a-Watch-Backing-Without-Proper-Tools
0helpful
1answer

Hello I have two nixon men's wrist watches that

just bring your watch to Nixon watch experts. they have spare and tools to repair your watch.
Jul 14, 2011 • Watches
0helpful
1answer

Ladies quartz watch stem winder knob lost lost how to remove from another to fix it?

mcdevito75 here, Best bet, look for a small watch repair shop in your area for another knob. As long as the stem is in place you just need the winding knob.
0helpful
1answer

The hands have come off my fossil FS3087 wrist watch. I would like to know how to take off the glass in order to fix it myself. Thank you

mcdevito75 here, In most cases the glass (crystal) come off or out thru the back of the watch which means you"ll have to remove the quartz mechanism, and that means removeing the stem, thse quartz stems are very prone to breaking while being removed form the quatrz mechanism and the cost of a repair may be more expensive then a whole new watch, shop around get a price from a small watch repair shop on repair verses a new Fossil watch.
1helpful
1answer

Hi, I found on a street market a MIYOTA T241 watch in original package, also a plastic shield on the glass. Now the problem: May be the liquid of the battery destroyed any power supply wires or contacts. I...

mcdevito75 here, Once the battery leaks it destroys the quartz mechanism. Even if you find a replacement quartz, you"d need special Jewelers tools to remove and replace the quartz, even with that you could destroy the new quartz if you can find one. Best Bet, see a small watch repair shop in your area for a quartz replacement approx. $75.00
Sep 29, 2010 • Watches
1helpful
1answer

Hello, this may sound silly but I just bought a Timex Ladies watch and I can set the clock but it's not actually turning on when I push the side button in? It's a new watch direct from Timex so I...

mcdevito75 here, A brand new Timex quartz watch will come with a small piece of plastic just under the crown to keep the battery form working the watch, simply remove this small piece of plastic from under the stem (winder) push the stem in and your Timex will work. If your timex is push button you may have to hold down the Mode 2--3 seconds to see display.
0helpful
1answer

Im applying pressure in the right direction but the pin wont budge

mcdevito75 here, I'm thinking you mean the stem (winder) Make sure stem is all the way in (flat on the watch) now turn the stem a little both ways, it could be locked down, if the stem turns and doesn't seem to be locked down, simply put a fingernail just under the crown and lift to set the time. If you mean the pin or spring bar to change the band, you"ll need a special tool to remove these pins or spring bars, the tool is available on ebay called a spring bar removal tool, or you can visit a small watch repiar shop in your area.
12helpful
2answers

Removing the crown/stem of CASIO EF-321

Other case for a simple Casio quartz watch :

ef77e0e.jpg

Not finding what you are looking for?
Watches Logo

Related Topics:

2,183 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Watches Experts

Jimmy Accardi

Level 2 Expert

102 Answers

Lisa Christine
Lisa Christine

Level 2 Expert

71 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76804 Answers

Are you a Watch Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...