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Need watch battery size for a fossil blue watch model number Tl-5073

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  • Remove back
  • Find battery mounting. Note for later battery installation
  • Read battery type (not size)
  • Obtain exact battery replacement
  • Remove old battery; install new
  • Check operation
  • install back
  • Set watch

Posted on Sep 09, 2016

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SOURCE: i have a fossil blue

to change the battery of fossil blue watch,just open the case back and remove the old battery,look the number size on the battery and put a new battery that same number size ,after replacing battery press the case back tight to avoid water damage !good luck

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Fossil watch

I have a Fossil Kaleido that i havent used in some time. I just replaced the batteries in it and the only thing that works is it goes from solid red to hearts..it wont keep time. I only have 2 buttons on the side..one to change the time and one to set to either red or switch back and forth/// PLEASE HELP!! i love this watch

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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Arturs Kalnins

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SOURCE: remove links from fossil metal band

You may have arrows inside bracelet.Arrows are pointing the way the pins must come out.
First you have to find out what sort of pins or even screws are used to keep links together.
Examine both bracelet sides and find the side where pin ends have a groove.
Start with a tiny screwdriver and start to unscrew one of the screws. If it turns, but doesn't come out, that means you have a pins instead.
For removing pins the best would be pin removing tool (approx.5GBP on ebay), but it's possible to do the job without it.
Take a hardened steel needle and blunt the sharp end to the approx. size of pin end diameter using any sharpening stone or sandpaper. Get an old towel and fold it to make a soft base for work (like small cusion). As you don't have a special bracelet holder you will need a pair of helping hands to hold the bracelet steady upright. You will need small hammer and pair of flat nose pliers as well.
NOTE: The pins MUST be driven split end out first, not vice versa. Make sure that the grooved pin ends are facing towel, not the needle and hammer!!!
Now place the watch on the folded towel, take that needle and smallest hammer you have and start driving the pin out using light blows. Do Not hit hard, as you will brake the needle, scratch your watch or even injure yourself. Watchmakers are using 45 gram hammer, so, calculate your strength of blows.
After a few blows check if the split end is coming out and when you see that the end is long enough to grab it with pliers, pull the pin out with pliers. When pulling, do NOT turn pliers, as pins tend to brake when twisted. Use firm grip and your strength to pull the pin without twisting.
After shortening the bracelet,make sure that the pins go back EXACTLY the same way as they came out- the blunt end first in the hole and the split (grooved) end last. Before doing that check remaining pins in bracelet to make sure that you put them back from the right side of bracelet.
It is recommended to use plastic hammer to drive pins back in or you will scratch or damage bracelet. If plastic hammer is not available use an old toothbrush handle (or some plastic item) as an absorber. Simply put pin into the hole as deep as you can with your fingers, put the toothbrush handle on split pin end and hit handle, not the pin.
Make sure that pin ends are flush with bracelet. If needed- hit few more times.
Job done!
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Posted on Jan 07, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Replacement battery for Philippe Starck Fossil watch

can you check on web site

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

Jay

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SOURCE: 2 Fossil Watches wont work

fossil watches are very temperamental when it comes to there insides. did you have fossil do the band or someone else? also they sometimes have corrosion from the seals not lasting.

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

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If battery is missing, then you will have to measure the cavity and match it against a battery chart.
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