Pickup Short

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Pickup Short

Post by tkeok278 » June 4th, 2011, 2:42 am

I am a n00b so beare with me.

My electric Fake Strat makes all kind of noise when moving the pickup switch... My question... how easy to fix? It is obviously a Short. Also when playing the Pickups cut out periodically.

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Re: Pickup Short

Post by greybeard » June 4th, 2011, 5:47 am

The switch is probably dirty.

You can try some switch cleaner on the pickup switch. If that doesn't work, you can replace the switch.

A new one doesn't cost much and only takes a few minutes to change.
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Re: Pickup Short

Post by Blue Jay » June 5th, 2011, 6:08 am

Welcome to the forum. Good luck with your guitar - sound advice ( :shock: :roll: ) and I hope it improves so you can get playin'! :lol:
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