Introduction

This guide will outline how to replace the Sony FDL-220R Watchman batteries and clean the battery contacts if they are corroded. Steps include basic disassembly of the Sony FDL-220R Watchman, and tools include a Phillips #00 Screwdriver and a solution of warm water and baking soda.

Image 1/2: Gently remove the battery cover. Image 2/2: Remove the three AA batteries.
  • Press down on the textured area and push towards the bottom of the device.

  • Gently remove the battery cover.

  • Remove the three AA batteries.

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Image 1/1: Clean battery contacts with a solution of warm water and baking soda if there is corrosion.
  • Inspect battery contacts for any signs of damage.

  • Clean battery contacts with a solution of warm water and baking soda if there is corrosion.

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Image 1/2: Remove screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Locate the five 5x11mm screws surrounding the battery compartment.

  • Remove screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Snap off casing from the bottom of the device. Image 2/2: Gently pull off entire back casing.
  • Grasp the entire back half of the Watchman's casing.

  • Snap off casing from the bottom of the device.

  • Gently pull off entire back casing.

  • Buttons may fall out upon opening casing. See the button replacement guide to fix buttons.

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Image 1/1: Clean contacts with a solution of warm water and baking soda if there is corrosion.
  • Inspect the two small springs on the back of the battery compartment.

  • Clean contacts with a solution of warm water and baking soda if there is corrosion.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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