Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

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    Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    Hi everyone,

    When i went out this morning i noticed my gw3500b seems to have condensation inside.

    I have had the watch a yer now and worried its broke, it hasnt been under any water lately but im worried if it does, then the water will get in somehow.

    Any ideas what has caused the condensation to get inside, could a seal be damaged etc?




    Any help is greatly apreciated,
    Thanks guys.

    Austin

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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    You had it for a year so the warranty is gone, right ?

    Personally I would open the watch to let it completely dry.
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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    Im not too sure on warranty etc, il get the box out a see how long its for.

    Its drys out, now im back inside it has gone but i want to know why its happening and how to stop it.

    If im honest, im confused why its happening, i thought g shocks are known to last for years without failure in any way.

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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    It's just moisture trapped inside from the production. Won't do any harm to the watch. Unfortunately it's a common problem with G-Shocks.

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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    Thanks Sedi,

    It does only happen when its cold weather.

    Just hasnt happened before now so wondered if it could of been a seal that needed replacing or something like that.

    Austin

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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    As Sedi wrote this is a common "problem" with a lot of G's (about 80% of mine do the same). You can take care of it by opening the watch and let the moisture out but this will only work in a low humidity environment of course. A very cold, dry winterday is perfect for it or alternatively a well heated room.


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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    I think a hair dryer would help :P
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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    Crack the case back open, and place the watch in a container filled with rice. I haven't done it personally, but I heard it works wonders...

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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    If you're up for it, open the watch's case to let dry, and check the seal at the same time. By the way, where's the watch made?

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    Re: Condensation inside G Shock? Pictures included

    Also LUW did a great article on how he fixes this, if you're up for searching. I'm on a cell phone right now so cannot post a link.
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