1. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 2, 2017

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    My friend has a TAG Formula One chrono quartz, it's probably a CAZ1010.BA0842 or something similar. Last night I was looking at it and I noticed the left hand chrono isn't resetting to 0, but seems to be sitting at '1' on the sub dial. I'm not sure if it's still under warranty and I didn't want to point it out and annoy him, especially as he hasn't noticed and he tells me he bought a TAG because I'm always going on about them... I very much doubt he's even used the chronograph to be honest...

    So my question is, is there an easy fix or is this a job which needs doing properly? I know there is a way to reset the seconds hand on some watches, where you pull out the crown and press both pushers together, but I didn't want to experiment with someone else's watch.

    I wish I knew when he bought it, because if it is still under warranty he should perhaps get it back to TAG asap.
     
  2. dtf

    dtf Apr 2, 2017

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  3. automobilia42

    automobilia42 Apr 2, 2017

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    Yep, basically the same procedure, here it is:

    After a battery change, or if the function should be affected by a severe
    knock or exposure to a strong magnetic field, the hands of the chronograph
    should be reset at zero (starting point).

    Resetting the seconds-hand and the 1/10th-second register:
    1. Put the crown to position 3 (this position stops the watch)
    2. By means of short, successive pressures on the button, turn the hands
    step by step back to zero:
    Button A: works the seconds-hand
    Button B: works the hand of the 1/10th-second register

    Resetting the hours register and minutes register:
    1. Put the crown to position 2
    2. By means of short, successive pressures on the button, turn the hands
    step by step back to zero:
    Button A: works the hours register
    Button B: works the minutes register

    Note: Do not keep the crown in position 2 for more than 20 minutes (loss of
    hour).

    Remember always to push back the crown and screw it in to
    position 0.
     
  4. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 3, 2017

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    Thanks, I will try and give it a go.