The battery size for a Fossil watch varies by model. Some models use a 371 battery, according to Tmoot. To determine the battery type, note the number on the old battery.Continue Reading
If the battery needs to be replaced, there's no need to take it to a professional, as the tools may be found in a standard toolbox. Tools recommended by Tmoot and Made Man for replacing a Fossil battery include a small flat-head screwdriver, a rubber mallet, a soft piece of cloth, a pin remover and a battery. Made Man notes that most Fossil watches use quartz batteries, but it is best to check the size to be sure.
Fossil recommends that their watches be sent to the company if the battery needs to be replaced. As of September, 2014, the cost of doing so is about $17, because the warranty doesn't include battery replacement.Learn more about Watches
It is possible to get the crystal replaced on a Fossil watch by sending the watch to Fossil for repair. However, replacement of the crystal is not covered under Fossil's warranty.Full Answer >
Fossil watches are made in China and Switzerland. The Chinese manufacturing facilities make the bulk of the watches in the Fossil line and have done so since the company was founded in 1984. Later, Fossil began manufacturing more high-end watches in Switzerland, beginning with the Zodiac brand, acquired in 2001.Full Answer >
Turn the watch onto its side and place it on a flat surface. Position a micro screwdriver that matches the width of the watch's pin over the right pin of the link to be removed. Lift both sides of the link and gently push the pin down with the screwdriver.Full Answer >
While the exact duration of a watch battery varies according to its age and quality, batteries in new quartz watches typically last a maximum of four years. Replacement watch batteries usually last between one and two years.Full Answer >