Hum problem

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by pgolliher, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. pgolliher


    Apr 27, 2010
    Santa Cruz, CA
    I just put a new pick guard on a fender p-bass deluxe, passive VVT. Now when I touch the tone knob, there is a loud buzz/hum. Did I break the ground wire solder? (This bass was my first and only pick up installation - so I am sure the joints weren't that solid to begin with) thanks for the help!
  2. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Well, something happened and it certainly appears to be a ground compromise. If unsure, a decent tech can locate & repair in no time.