Seiko Kinetic in Watch Repairs Help & Advice Posted October 23, 2020 Replacing the capacitor on this watch is not difficult, provided you have the basic tools of a reasonable quality, and the confidence to use them properly. 1)Separate the strap. 2)Remove the case back. 3)Unscrew the rotor retaining screw. 4)Remove rotor and drive wheel. 5)Unscrew the two screws that retain capacitor cover. 6)Remove capacitor cover and insulator. 7)Remove capacitor. Reassemble in reverse order. Problems you may encounter include:- trying to find one or both of the loose capacitor retaining screws (escapology on a par with Houdini at his best!!). maintaining the lightweight thin plastic capacitor insulator in the correct position whilst reaffixing the retaining cover. Hope this is of help.