#1
Hey UGers

I'm having trouble with my Les Paul, when i switch to my neck pickup the sound becomes all broken up and "wobbly" or i get no sound out of it at all.
Any ideas? Could it be the selector switch, the pickups or a wiring problem? I tried using a different amp and other cables but it doesn't help.
The guitar is less than a year old BTW.

Mucho gracias
#3
it could be a lot of things... have you checked for frayed or disconnected wires? Open the back panels up and take a look.
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#4
usually the switch in this case.

you can blow compressed air into the switch, and check the wires are connected, like said.
Jenneh

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#5
if u don't know much about wiring, i would take it to a shop
#7
It's probably the wiring in the input jack.
you can fix it with a soldering iron.
#9
I had the same problem restoring an old les paul copy. It was the switch. It was not connecting. U just have to bend the prongs. Or, if the problem still persists, get a new switch. And if that doesn't work, resodder the wires on the switch and pick up. Easy to do. just do one after the other to see what the problem is.
#10
Quote by vanklef92
I had the same problem restoring an old les paul copy. It was the switch. It was not connecting. U just have to bend the prongs. Or, if the problem still persists, get a new switch. And if that doesn't work, resodder the wires on the switch and pick up. Easy to do. just do one after the other to see what the problem is.


i agree with vanklef,..if it only happens when switching between pick ups its your toggle switch,...take the round access plate off the back and check it out...if you have some extra wire around you can jump it out...or if you have a soldering iron fix it proper!

good luck
#11
Quote by PedroLesPaulVM
The wiring all looks good, I'm no electrician but nothing looks frayed or disconnected.



then could be dirty or a bad switch, try the compressed air, a can is $4 at staples.

or swap out the switch. costs about $20 switch and soldering iron.
Jenneh

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