How to Replace a Timex Expedition Battery

Written by andrew bell
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Replacing the battery in your Timex Expedition watch can be a little difficult. This task can be completed in a matter of minutes with a little preparation and a few tools, There are some tips to follow to get your watch ticking again.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Precision flat head screwdriver
  • Vice
  • Wood blocks
  • Silicone sealant

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  1. 1

    Turn the watch face down and locate the arrow on the back of the case.

  2. 2

    Using your flat head precision screwdriver, insert the head into the slot indicated by the arrow.

  3. 3

    Pry gently up the case cover until it "pops" up.

  4. 4

    You will see a round, silver disk. This is the battery. Remove the battery by inserting the screwdriver and popping it out as well.

  5. 5

    Insert the new battery and gently press it into place. Be care to install the battery with the poles correctly oriented.

  6. 6

    Using your silicone sealant, add a small bead around the inside of your case cover. This sealant should be placed on the gasket.

  7. 7

    Replace the case cover with the arrow facing right on the rear of the case. Press down on the cover firmly. If the cover does not stay in place, use a vice with two pieces of wood to press the cover into place.

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