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It is recommended that your Rolex be serviced every 10 years for continued

accuracy and waterproofness. Rolex watches should be serviced on a regular

basis, according to official Rolex retailers and service centres.

To preserve sustained accuracy and waterproofness, Rolex watches should be

repaired every ten years, depending on the model and real-world usage. Your Rolex

watch should be professionally serviced at an Official Rolex Retailer or Service

Centre on a periodic basis.

Rolex watches need to have their oils replaced at set intervals. Time and heat will

cause the synthetic lubricants used by watch manufacturers to evaporate. The

build-up of debris and grime will be caused by the mechanical sheering caused by

the pivots running dry. It is possible that they will eventually break down. This is

why it is so important to service the watch before it reaches that stage. The watch

movement should be cleaned and serviced regularly in order to prevent internal


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Watches made by Rolex are water-resistant. Sea-Dweller and Submariner Deep

Sea models are practically waterproof. This could be the single reason why you

should service your watch regularly: if water resistance is important to you. Waterresistant

watches need special care and attention; Rolex watches are no

exception. You should have your watch regularly tested when you submerge it

underwater frequently. Your local authorised Rolex dealer can conduct dry

pressure tests. If a 100m water-resistant watch can only endure 30m or 3ATM of

depth, it's likely that you'll need to get it serviced. Rolex watches are not

permanently water resistance and require periodical maintenance.

How Much Does A Rolex Watch Service Cost?

Services for Rolex watches typically cost about $800. Rolex overhauls normally

cost anywhere between $800 and $1500 depending on your model, its condition,

and the type of work to be done. A certified watchmaker prepares an estimate of

the work that needs to be done after inspecting the watch. Without your

permission and financial approval, Rolex will not service your watch.

Typically, independent watch services are cheaper than authorized Rolex service

centers, but Rolex does not approve the work. An independent watch repair firm

will charge between $350 and $950 to service a watch. The guarantee on your

Rolex watch will be voided if it is serviced by an independent watchmaker.

Although maintaining your Rolex watch may seem complicated due to its value

and collectability, it is actually an integral part of its ownership, so servicing should

be done when the watch is in its best condition. Rolex recommends servicing your

watch every 10 years. Servicing is an integral part of ownership, so you should do

it when the watch is in good condition.

What Happens During A Rolex Service?

All essential operations are conducted as part of the Rolex service in order to

restore the precision, functionality and appearance of the Rolex . Cleaning is

included in the watch service both internally and externally, including the

tachometer, chromalight, magnetic shield, Oyster water resistant case and the

perpetual-movement. Rolex calibre will be take aparted, and every part will be

thoroughly cleaned. All impurities and grime are removed from the components

during an ultrasonic bath. A 904l stainless steel Jubilee or President bracelet can

only be disassembled by a Rolex horologer who is officially certified. To put it

another way, each folding Oysterlock safety clasp and links will be dismantled and

cleaned individually.

The Rolex Service Center will study every piece of the movement (mainspring

barrel, dial train, gears, escape wheel, pallet fork, oscillating weight, hairspring) and

replace those that are worn out. Before recasing the watch, lubrication will be

applied to the movement. It's required to lightly lubricate the top and bottom

jewels of the Balance Staff. At the bottom and top of the escape wheel and pallet

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fork, there is a need for lubrication. oil is needed for the operation of the gear

trains. In order to re-oil the Mainspring, the qualified watchmaker uses a one-dip

procedure to clean and re-grease the springs.

To control COSC (contrôle officiel suisse des chronomètres) precision +2/-2

seconds per day, the Rolex superlative movement will be inspected and adjusted.

The Rolex crown (twinlock or triplock), bidirectional or unidirectional bezel (fluted,

domed, tachymeter or cerachrom), bracelet and oyster case will all be polished

back to their original lustre by Rolex servicing. Rolex's superalloys, such as

Everose, Rolesor, and Oystersteel, can be gently polished to eliminate small

scratches. Rolex can polish 18k white gold, 18k yellow gold, 18k rose gold, and

950 platinum in addition to stainless steel 904L.

Several gaskets in water-resistant Oyster casings are replaced automatically

during the watch service. Replacement of the Triplock screw down crown gaskets

(Submariner, Daytona, Sea Dweller) or Twinlock screw down crown gaskets

(DayDate, Datejust, Oyster, GMT MASTER) gaskets is included in standard Rolex

service prices. According to the model requirements, the watch will also be

controlled for waterproofing: waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet (most Rolexes),

waterproof to 300 metres / 1000 feet (Submariner), waterproof to 1220 metres /

4000 feet (Sea Dweller) and waterproof to 3900 metres / 12800 feet (Deep Sea).

The water pressure of Rolex watches is tested in the same way as it is tested at

the Rolex manufacture in Switzerland.

Can Rolex Service Without Papers?

Rolex will service an authentic Rolex that lacks original documents. Many Rolex

owners do not possess the paperwork. The watch may be serviced at any

authorized service center.

The Rolex paperwork that comes with a new Rolex wristwatch is the green plastic

card. It has the appearance of a banking card. The title 'Rolex document' or 'Rolex

documentation' comes from the fact that it was originally a paper document. Rolex

cards are similar to watch certification cards. The model reference number and

unique serial number are included. There is a stamp on the green plasticcard with

information about the Rolex store, as well as the date the watch was purchased.

Hence, this card serves as the Rolex warranty card. There was only one green

plasticcard for each Rolex timepiece. A lost or stolen card will not be replaced by

Rolex SA.

For several valid grounds, original Rolex papers can be missing. The Rolex

maintenance can be performed without the need of any documents. You must

know whether your Rolex has been modified or serviced by an independent

watchmaker without the paperwork. Another useful piece of information is where

it was purchased or who owned it previously. It would be great if you had any

documentation linked to its acquisition. Rolex will service a Rolex without

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documents if it is an authentic Rolex, has not been modified, and is not a stolen


Even if you don't have the original certification papers, Rolex will service your

watch if you ship it to them in the mail or bring it in to one of their Official Rolex

Retailers and Service Centers.

Watches From Rolex Are Ready To Be Serviced

There are some Rolex watches model ten years old or more that need to be


Model Reference Discon.nued

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Steel White 116520-0016 2011

Rolex Explorer II Superluminova 16570-0003 2011

Rolex Explorer II Black Superluminova 16570-0004 2011

Rolex Explorer II Black TriGum 16570-0002 2011

Rolex Explorer II White TriGum 16570-0001 2011

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 LV Mark 1 16610LV MK1 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 LV Mark 6 16610LV MK6 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 LV Mark 7 16610LV MK7 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 LV Mark 2 16610LV MK2 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 LV Mark 3 16610LV MK3 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 LV Mark 4 16610LV MK4 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 LV Mark 5 16610LV MK5 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 SuperLuminova 16610 SuperLuminova 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 TriGum 16610 TriGum 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 TriGum Tiffany 16610 TriGum Tiffany 2010

Rolex Explorer 114270-0001 2010

Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Black TriGum 16613 Black TriGum 2009

Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Black Tiffany TriGum

16613 Black Tiffany



Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Blue TriGum 16613 Blue TriGum 2009

Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Black Superluminova

16613 Black



Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Panama Canal 16613 Panama 2009

Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Blue Tiffany TriGum 16613 Blue Tiffany TriGum 2009

Rolex Submariner Date 16613 SerG Silver 16613 SerG Silver 2009

Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Onyx 16613 Onyx 2009

Rolex Submariner Date 16613 Blue TriGum

16613 Blue



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Rolex Submariner 16618 Blue SuperLuminova 16618 Blue Superluminova 2008

Rolex Submariner 16618 Gold Sert 16618 Gold Sert 2008

Rolex Submariner 16618 Black SuperLuminova

16618 Black



Rolex Submariner 16618 Lapis 16618 Lapiz 2008

Rolex Submariner 16618 Black TriGum 16618 TriGum 2008

Rolex Submariner 16618 Blue TriGum 16618 Blue TriGum 2008

Rolex Submariner 16618 Silver Sert 16618 Silver Sert 2008

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16600T 16600T 2008

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16600 SuperLuminova 16600 SuperLuminova 2008

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16600 Polizia di Stato 16600 Polizia di Stato 2008

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16600 TriGum 16600 TriGum 2008

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16600 Comex Service 16600 Comex Service 2008

Rolex Submariner No-Date / Stainless Steel / Black 14060M-0001 2007

Rolex GMT-Master II 16710 Coke 16710 Coke 2005

Rolex GMT-Master II Two Tone / Black 16713 2005

Rolex GMT-Master II 16718 Yellow Gold 16718 2005

Rolex Daytona White Gold Sapphire Strap 16559saco 2000

Rolex Daytona Zenith Yellow Gold Pink Sapphire Black 16588safu-0001 2000

Rolex Daytona Zenith Yellow Gold Pink Sapphire Paved 16588safu-0002 2000

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 Panama Canal 16610 Panama Canal 1999

Rolex GMT-Master 16700 17616 1999

Rolex Submariner Date 16610 Comex 16610 Comex 1997

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16600 Comex Mark 2 16600 Comex MK2 1997

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16600 Comex Mark 1 16600 Comex MK1 1992

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16660 Ma[e Mark 1 16660 Ma[e MK1 1988

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16660 Ma[e Mark 2 16660 Ma[e MK2 1988

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16660 Gloss 16660 Gloss 1988

Rolex Sea-Dweller 16660 Comex Ma[e 16660 Comex Ma[e 1988

Rolex Daytona 6265 Stainless Steel / Silver / Big Red 6265-001 1988

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Online Resources and References

• Foundation Haute Horlogerie

• Rolex

• Cosc - Controle Officiel Suisse Des Chronometres



• Baselworld


• Watches And Wonders

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