Jazz Bass D & G strings break up or no sound.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SFBBP, Oct 27, 2021.

  1. I have had the bass for over 8 years. I replaced the original pick-ups with Demarzio's when I first received the bass.

    It just started doing this. The E and A strings sound fine when plucked but the D and G strings break up or don't sound at all. I tested it on a couple of amps as well as changed cables with the same result.

    I have no idea where or how to begin to troubleshoot this issue.

    I hope someone can give me feedback.
  2. mmbongo

    mmbongo I have too many basses. Supporting Member

    Sounds like you have installed split coil pick ups and the coils for the D and G strings are not working. Does it happen with both pickups? You can double check the wiring to make sure all of the coils are connected correctly.
    LowEndLobster likes this.
  3. Thanks for the quick response. It happens on both pick-ups.
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