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  1. ericforman

    ericforman Oakley Expert

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    So I noticed today when I put my watch on to go get dinner that the seconds hand is moving in chunks of 4-5 seconds every 4-5 seconds. The time it's displaying is accurate. Do you guys know if my watch is broken or if it just needs a new battery?
    Here's a video of it.
     
    Last edited: 9/23/14
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  2. ericforman

    ericforman Oakley Expert

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    Found the answer to this on a watch forum. Needs a new battery. I'll leave this for anyone that needs it though.
     
  3. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    Yep, low battery warning.
     
  4. CrazyALee

    CrazyALee Oakley Collector

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    Mine just did that about a month ago...bought my watch in early 2012, so had it about 3 to 3.5 years now. I got the battery replaced and its good as new. I guess Oakley didnt advertise this "low-battery indicator" feature like some of its newer models...unless it wasnt really a feature, just happens to do it...lol
     
  5. ericforman

    ericforman Oakley Expert

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    On that forum post they said that it is a feature on a lot of high end watches.
     
  6. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    As soon as you're out of bottom-end quartz, it's a pretty common feature.
     
  7. CrazyALee

    CrazyALee Oakley Collector

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    Just to follow up, heres a shot of the inside of a gearbox. It says "EOL" under swiss meaning end of life battery indicator

    Gearbox Broken Or Need New Battery? - rondaswiss_zps2e7b3394.jpg
     
  8. oakleyman2424

    oakleyman2424 Oakley Enthusiast

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    My gearbox did the same thing about a month ago.. now the battery is completely dead. Any suggestions on good places to get a new battery installed?
     
  9. gs300

    gs300 Oakley Collector

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    Are real jewelry store. Meaning local dealer not a franchise store. Locals take pride in their work
     
  10. oakleyman2424

    oakleyman2424 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks for the advice gs.. I need to get my gearbox back up and running!