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HI all, I am looking for some help. 8 years ago my wife got me a MOVADO MUSEUM 44MM 07.1.14.1162 for my 40th birthday. I stopped wearing it because the battery died and i never got around to getting it replaced. Well i decided to take it to Jareds where it was purchased for a battery replacement and they told me they no longer service it.... Anyway I have been able to order the tools and the battery to do it myself but i can not find anywhere that gives me the correct gasket size for the back when I do replace it. Sorry if this is a dumb question but is there anyone able to help me with this?

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Depending on the condition of the gasket on removal of the caseback you might not need to replace it. If we find we need to replace the gasket generally we measure them up and order an equivalent generic one from a material supplier. I would be concerned if it has been sitting for so long needing a battery replaced that the old battery may have leaked and corroded other parts.

 

open it up and provide us with pictures and we will do all we can to guide and help you along.

 

Tom

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15 hours ago, art1 said:

HI all, I am looking for some help. 8 years ago my wife got me a MOVADO MUSEUM 44MM 07.1.14.1162 for my 40th birthday. I stopped wearing it because the battery died and i never got around to getting it replaced. Well i decided to take it to Jareds where it was purchased for a battery replacement and they told me they no longer service it.... Anyway I have been able to order the tools and the battery to do it myself but i can not find anywhere that gives me the correct gasket size for the back when I do replace it. Sorry if this is a dumb question but is there anyone able to help me with this?

Tom's right 8 years is a long time for a standard battery to be sitting in a watch. Depends when the battery's energy was drained. When you have it open you may find some battery leakage, sometimes just a spot or two under the battery. Mop up anything you find as best you can, it should really have thorough clean and relube but that is probably going beyond what you expected to do. Post up some pictures when you have it open.

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16 hours ago, art1 said:

Anyway I have been able to order the tools

Remember when you using your tools to make sure that you remove all the dirt from around the case back before you remove the back. You don't want to drop anything into the quartz watch movement as their very intolerant two things like that. Then it would be nice if we could have a picture of the movement and of course the case in the back.

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32 minutes ago, JohnR725 said:

Remember when you using your tools to make sure that you remove all the dirt from around the case back before you remove the back. You don't want to drop anything into the quartz watch movement as their very intolerant two things like that. Then it would be nice if we could have a picture of the movement and of course the case in the back.

Do you know John that is a piece of advice that i rarely see given. I always run a brush around the edge of a caseback before its removed. I think its just an automatic task that we all do, especially with a battery watch that is only haveing a replacement battery. A beginner might not even think about doing it.

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