Question about Watches
A second hand that pulses but does not advance usually indicates one of two problems: (1) a weak battery that provides insufficient power to the tiny motor that advances the second hand; or (2) a bit of dust or grit somewhere in the watch's gear train that is jamming up the works.
Try testing or replacing the battery. If that doesn't work, some watchmakers can try to blow out (using very gentle air puffs, not cans of compressed air) the watch movement and/or put it on a special machine to try to unjam the gears. It is usually does not make economic sense to perform further repairs on a watch of this price range, though it is also possible to replace the entire movement.
Posted on May 06, 2011
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 26, 2018 | Timex Watches
Dec 13, 2017 | Timex Watches
Dec 27, 2016 | Timex Watches
Jul 12, 2011 | Timex T45181 Watch for Men
Mar 01, 2011 | Watches
Mar 13, 2010 | Timex Watches
Jan 05, 2010 | Timex Expedition 40141 Wristwatch
Jul 12, 2009 | Timex Watches
Dec 09, 2008 | Timex 27191 Wristwatch
Jul 30, 2008 | Timex Watches
76 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: