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Rodania Chrono Quartz

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Hello guys,

I have a 15 year old Quartz watch, still in very nice condition with ceramic bracelet.

The only problem with it, is that every 3 monds the battery is empty.

Can it be that I have to take the movement out and clean / oil the mechanical parts? Can this solve the problem?

 

Thanks for the advice.

Koen

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Yes, excessive battery usage is a sign of dried lubrication. Current draw can also be measure with analog multi-meter, to compare with manufacturer specifications. Many quartz modules are more practical and economical to replace than to service. 

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So guys,

 

I dismantle the watch today...

 

Seems that there is a Miyota FS01 inside?

See pictures.

 

Is there a cheap Chinese clone for that? ;-)

 

New they are 21 euro + VAT

 

Some small differences, but think thats the date position that is different?

 

Mvt. Miyota FS01 10 1/2''' SC DATE4 CHRONO PARALLEL PUSH BUTTON 24H SEC MIN Quartz(377)

or

Mvt. Miyota FS01 10 1/2''' SC DATE6 CHRONO PARALLEL PUSH BUTTON 24H SEC MIN Quartz(377)

or

Mvt. Miyota FS01 10 1/2''' SC DATE3 CHRONO PARALLEL PUSH BUTTON 24H SEC MIN Quartz(377)

 

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