Introduction

If the tuners have broken, become excessively lose, or seized, they will require replacement.

Start by loosening the strings. This is done by turning the tuning knob until the string has lost tension. Repeat this for all six strings on the guitar. Repeat this for all six strings on the guitar.
  • Start by loosening the strings. This is done by turning the tuning knob until the string has lost tension.

  • Repeat this for all six strings on the guitar.

Be mindful of the string ends. They may be sharp and could puncture your skin. It may be necessary to use pliers to remove string ends from the tuning peg.
  • Be mindful of the string ends. They may be sharp and could puncture your skin.

  • It may be necessary to use pliers to remove string ends from the tuning peg.

After removing the strings from the tuning pegs, slide the strings through the bridge and out of the back of the guitar. If the twists in the string ends are in the way, use wire cutters to snip them off. This will allow the heavier strings to pass through the bridge easier. If the twists in the string ends are in the way, use wire cutters to snip them off. This will allow the heavier strings to pass through the bridge easier.
  • After removing the strings from the tuning pegs, slide the strings through the bridge and out of the back of the guitar.

  • If the twists in the string ends are in the way, use wire cutters to snip them off. This will allow the heavier strings to pass through the bridge easier.

New Battery = Faster iPhone
Fix Kits starting at $16.99
Using a wrench, remove the nuts around each tuning head post. Using a wrench, remove the nuts around each tuning head post.
  • Using a wrench, remove the nuts around each tuning head post.

Next, remove the threaded retainer sleeve from each post. Don't forget the washer. Don't forget the washer.
  • Next, remove the threaded retainer sleeve from each post.

  • Don't forget the washer.

Next, remove the screws from the backside of each tuner. Next, remove the screws from the backside of each tuner.
  • Next, remove the screws from the backside of each tuner.

Finally, remove the tuning machine assembly from the headstock. Finally, remove the tuning machine assembly from the headstock.
  • Finally, remove the tuning machine assembly from the headstock.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

One other person completed this guide.

Christopher Hartigan

Member since: 09/10/2014

89 Reputation

5 Guides authored

Team

Pasco Hernando, Team 5-3, Prince Fall 2014 Member of Pasco Hernando, Team 5-3, Prince Fall 2014

PHSC-PRINCE-F14S5G3

9 Members

5 Guides authored

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 2

Past 30 Days: 8

All Time: 380