HELP! Jazz Bass problem

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mulepods, May 20, 2007.


  1. mulepods

    mulepods Guest

    Feb 20, 2006
    USA
    My new Fender Jazz has a funky problem. I get tons of hum & buzz when both pickups are up full. Isn't this the opposite of how it should work? It seems to be mostly the neck pickup. When I solo the bridge pickup, I get very little hum. But I get lots of hum when I solo the neck.

    Anybody seen this?
     
  2. christle

    christle

    Jan 26, 2002
    Canada
    Take it to a repair tech it sounds like you have a loose wire in there somewhere. It is probably a simple fix.
     
  3. Foamy

    Foamy

    Jun 26, 2006
    Sac Area
    How comfortable are you with a decent soldering iron? You may have a broken wire, a broken solder, or just a solder that's gone crap. I'd say to pull off the control plate and retouch the solders and see if that does it.
     
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