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Old 3 April 2019, 06:30 AM   #1
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Should I service my Rolex just for the sake of it ?

I bought my Rolex’s brand new from an AD. One of them is in its last year which factory warranty is still valid. I never serviced or polished it at any point and have been giving my sub basically daily wear for years. Should I send it in for service just because the warranty is expiring or should I just let it be?


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Old 3 April 2019, 07:30 AM   #2
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Why would you want to spend 700 bucks on a service if there is nothing wrong with your watch?
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Old 3 April 2019, 07:55 AM   #3
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Old 3 April 2019, 11:28 AM   #4
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I generally go 7 or so years in between services and have never had any issues.
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Old 3 April 2019, 12:14 PM   #5
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I'm on my 7th year on my SD since it's overhaul, and so far so good. Hoping it will last longer. It has been keeping +1 sec per day which is fabulous.

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Old 3 April 2019, 12:36 PM   #6
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I'm on my 7th year on my SD since it's overhaul, and so far so good. Hoping it will last longer. It has been keeping +1 sec per day which is fabulous.

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.


I haven’t checked mine but I synchronized it day light savings and it still on point


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Old 3 April 2019, 01:19 PM   #7
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I generally go 7 or so years in between services and have never had any issues.


I had a 2001 16610ln that I had since brand new and sold 2017. In between I never had it serviced once. But I was just curious to see if people send it in for service just us a precaution


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When I started to hear noise when the rotor was spinning, that's when I got it serviced.

Mine was a 2005 model (D serial).

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I had a 2001 16610ln that I had since brand new and sold 2017. In between I never had it serviced once. But I was just curious to see if people send it in for service just us a precaution


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Old 6 April 2019, 10:36 PM   #9
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I bought my Rolex’s brand new from an AD. One of them is in its last year which factory warranty is still valid. I never serviced or polished it at any point and have been giving my sub basically daily wear for years. Should I send it in for service just because the warranty is expiring or should I just let it be?


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I wouldn’t.
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Old 7 April 2019, 02:46 AM   #10
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I bought my Rolex’s brand new from an AD. One of them is in its last year which factory warranty is still valid. I never serviced or polished it at any point and have been giving my sub basically daily wear for years. Should I send it in for service just because the warranty is expiring or should I just let it be?


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The warranty covers manufacturing faults/defects.

It does not cover wear and tear, accidental/malicious damage, and does not provide a free service just in case
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Old 7 April 2019, 02:52 AM   #11
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The warranty covers manufacturing faults/defects.



It does not cover wear and tear, accidental/malicious damage, and does not provide a free service just in case


Luckily I have almost no signs of any wear. Minus a few minor scratches on the clasp. I guess I wont send it in. No reason


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Old 8 April 2019, 11:34 AM   #12
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Hell no! If it's running well, leave it alone. Warranty expiration has no bearing on function loss and a service isn't free.
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You could always sell it and buy a brand new one
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Old 16 April 2019, 04:31 AM   #14
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No, service should be just for when it's due or when there's a problem. Don't worry about it.
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Old 16 April 2019, 09:10 AM   #15
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I wouldn't send mine in if it was working fine...
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