#1
Normally I'm good with this kind of stuff, but this is beyond my confidence.

When I turn on my amp (Fender Rumble 100), it makes a pop sound about every second. I already tested the grounding to make sure its ok.

Any tips?
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#3
Have you checked all the wiring in the amp itself? Maybe it's your bass? You should check the input jack and make sure the wires are all in good condition. Also, on my old bass there was a ground wire under my bridge, maybe you have something similar?
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#4
maybe its popping/ blowing the main fuse?...

I dont know how one would go about fixing this but I suggest you take it to an expert in a music store if you're not confident with your ability to fix the problem...
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#5
Quote by hatebreed219
Have you checked all the wiring in the amp itself? Maybe it's your bass? You should check the input jack and make sure the wires are all in good condition. Also, on my old bass there was a ground wire under my bridge, maybe you have something similar?


My bass, by the way, is a fender jazz, if it helps.

But I know its not my bass because it did the same thing when I plugged a cd player into it.

No, I didnt buy it used, and the sound is once every second, too repetetive to be the pots.

Oh, and I might have spilled beer on the back a couple days ago. Not sure if it got inside though.
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#6
if its repetitive than I dont think its the main fuse...I had an amp that would make a loud popping noise whenever I turned it on (only when I turned it on) and the repair guy said the main fuse was being blown whenever the amp was turned on...so thats probably not the problem on your amp...
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#8
not like the one I had...It made a screechingly loud popping sound and then it failed to produce any sound afterwards...After a while I could turn on the amp again and the same would happen...
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#10


If anything you see in that picture (other than the hellish wiring job) could case this, mention it.
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