Seiko 1700 Oiling Points – Watch Lubrication Guide

These oiling points have been taken from the Seiko Watch Lubrication Manual which recommends the following watchmaking oils:

Seiko Recommended Oils

Seiko Watch Oil S-2

Use S-2 oil as a lubricating oil for slipping attachments of the automatic winding mainspring without a black ring mark on the barrel cover.

Replacement Oil: Moebius Natural Grease 8200 / Moebius Natural Grease 8300

Seiko Watch Oil S-3

Use S-3 oil as a lubricating oil for slipping attachments of the automatic winding mainspring with a black ring mark on the barrel cover.

Replacement Oil: Moebius Natural Grease 8200 / Moebius Natural Grease 8300

Seiko Watch Oil S-4

This is a grease-like oil with an excellent extreme-pressure characteristic. Use this oil for lubricating and preventing abrasion on automatic winding mechanisms, setting mechanisms and so forth.

Replacement Oil: Moebius Synthetic Grease 9501 or Moebius Synthetic Grease 9504 (Ideally) or Moebius Microgliss D-5 / Moebius Synt-HP-1300 9104 (as an alternative)

Moebius Synt-A-Lube

This lubricating oil is applied to those parts most sensitive to friction loss; such as the pivot of the front train wheel, pallet jewel.

Replacement Oil: Moebius Synt-A-Lube 9010

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Seiko 1700 Setting / Train Wheel Mechanism Oiling Points

MOVEMENT POINTOIL
Winding StemSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Clutch WheelSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Winding PinionSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Setting LeverSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Setting Level Pin (Hole)
Setting Wheel PinSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Intermediate Setting Wheel (Tube)
Setting Wheel Ring
Yoke
Yoke PinSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Minute Wheel Axle or PivotSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Contacting Portion of Yoke and Yoke Spring
Contacting Portion of Plate and Setting Lever
Intermediate Minute Wheel Axle
Day-date Corrector Wheel Axle
Day-date Corrector Wheel Rooking Lever
Cannon Pinion Axle, Center TubeSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Setting Wheel Lever Complete
Setting Wheel Lever (Axle)
Center Minute Wheel with Cannon PinionSeiko Watch Oil S-4

Seiko 1700 Front Train Wheel Mechanism Oiling Points

MOVEMENT POINTOIL
Barrel
Barrel ArborSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Complete Barrel with ArborSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Center Wheel & PinionSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Third Wheel & PinionSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Sweep Second Wheel & Pinion, Fourth Wheel PinionMoebius Synt-A-Lube
Sweep Second Pinion
Escape Wheel & PinionMoebius Synt-A-Lube
Pallet Staff (Pivot)Moebius Synt-A-Lube
Pallet JewelsMoebius Synt-A-Lube
Balance Staff (Diashock)Moebius Synt-A-Lube
Intermediate Wheel for Minute Pinion & Driving Wheel
Cannon Pinion Off Center
Crown Wheel Ring (Wheel)Seiko Watch Oil S-4
Intermediate Ratchet Wheel Screw, RingSeiko Watch Oil S-4
Crown Wheel (Tube)
Sliding Crown Wheel Axle
Winding Up Wheel
Intermediate Winding Up Wheel
Micro-adjusting Wheel
Micro-adjusting Axle
Friction Spring for Sweep Second Pinion
Barrel-driven Minute Pinion

Seiko 1700 Automatic Winding Mechanism Oiling Points

MOVEMENT POINTOIL
Pawl Lever
Eccentric Post
Transmission Wheel
Ball-bearing
1st / 2nd Reduction Wheel Pivots
2nd Reduction Wheel (Tube)
2nd Reduction Wheel (Teeth)
1st Reduction Wheel Eccentric Portion
1st / 2nd Reverser Idler Pivot (Axle)
2nd Reverser Idler Teeth
Locking Pawl
Deferential Wheel (Locking Ratchet Wheel)
Roller Locking Wheel (Pivot)
Oscillating, Weight Fork (Axle)
1st / 2nd Locking Wheel

Seiko 1700 Calendar Mechanism Oiling Points

MOVEMENT POINTOIL
Canon Pinion
Intermediate Date Wheel Axle (Pin)
Date Driving Wheel (Axle or Tube)
Date Jumper
Date Corrector
Date Corrector Lever
Contacting Portion of Date Corrector and Date Dial
Date Corrector Pin
Date Corrector Finger (Pin)
Date Corrector Spring (Pin)
Date Corrector Wheel Axle
Date Cam Jumper (Setting Surface, Pin)
Date Finger Pin (Date Cam Jumper)
Date Cam (Eccentric Portion)
Lever Slide Pin
Day Jumper
Day-date Corrector Wheel Rocker (Tube)
Date Driving Wheel (Tube)
Contacting Portion of Plate and Date Dial
Day-date Corrector Finger Pin

Seiko 1700 Stopping Mechanism Oiling Points

MOVEMENT POINTOIL
Sliding Crown Wheel
Pillar Wheel Ring (Outer Circumference)
Pillar Wheel Ratchet Column
Balance Stop (Lever Tube)
Balance Stop Lever Spring (Tip)
Contacting Portion of Operating Lever and Plate
Contacting Portion of Operating Lever and Guard
Operating Lever Spring (Tip)
Contacting Portion of Operating Lever Guard and Spring
Tube for Hammer (Adjustment Disk)
Heart
Hammer
Hammer Spring (Tip)
Tube for Fly-back Lever
Fly-Back Lever
Hammer (Contacting Portion of Hammer and Plate)
Contacting Portion of Pillar Wheel and Pillar Wheel Spring

Seiko 1700 Bell Alarm Mechanism Oiling Points

MOVEMENT POINTOIL
Alarm Setting Lever
Button Axle
Intermediate Wheel Rocker for Alarm (Tube)
Intermediate Wheel Rocker for Alarm
Setting Wheel Rocker Pin
Alarm Bolt Yoke (Tube)
Alarm Bolt Yoke
Intermediate Unlocking Wheel Axle
Intermediate Date Driving Wheel Axle
Disconnecting Lever
Intermediate Alarm Setting Wheel Axle
Alarm Hammer Pivot
Alarm Wheel Pivot
Hour Wheel Pivot
Unlocking Wheel
Alarm Setting Connection Wheel (Axle)

Seiko 1700 Chronograph Mechanism Oiling Points

MOVEMENT POINTOIL
Fly-Back Lever Pin
Fly-Back Lever
Contacting Portion of Fly-Back Lever and Bridge
Pillar Wheel (Column, Ratchet)
First Coupling Lever (Tube)
Second Coupling Lever (Tube)
Hammer (Pin, Axle)
Contacting Portion of Hammer and Hearts
Minute Recording Wheel
Pillar Wheel Ring
Operating Lever (Axle)
Center Chronograph Wheel (Axle)
Brake Lever
Coupling Clutch
Coupling Wheel