Introduction

This guide will show how to replace the Whammy Bar. The whammy bar controls a feature in the game that increases the points while playing.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove batteries
  • Remove batteries

Remove void warranty sticker The sticker is covering a torx screw
  • Remove void warranty sticker

    • The sticker is covering a torx screw

Unscrew the 11 screws securing the back of the body using a T10 Torx screwdriver. Each screw is 1 cm long. Push level, this will detach the back of the guitar from the front. Carefully remove the back of the body
  • Unscrew the 11 screws securing the back of the body using a T10 Torx screwdriver. Each screw is 1 cm long.

  • Push level, this will detach the back of the guitar from the front.

  • Carefully remove the back of the body

    • The battery pack cord is attached to both sides of the guitar, be careful not to tear it apart.

    • The neck connector may be stuck to the back so be sure to detach it before fully pulling

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Carefully remove whammy bar from its slot, it should slide out easily. Make sure the wires are not cut or damaged or it may need replacement.
  • Carefully remove whammy bar from its slot, it should slide out easily.

  • Make sure the wires are not cut or damaged or it may need replacement.

Once taken out, the parts can come apart easily by pulling on the sides. The whammy bar should split into multiple parts.
  • Once taken out, the parts can come apart easily by pulling on the sides.

  • The whammy bar should split into multiple parts.

  • If any part is broken, then it will need to be replaced.

Remove the two screws with a philips head screwdriver. Each screw is 0.8 cm. Slide the other plastic pieces off the metal piece so all pieces are separate. Each piece will be given a number and color to make repair easier.
  • Remove the two screws with a philips head screwdriver. Each screw is 0.8 cm.

  • Slide the other plastic pieces off the metal piece so all pieces are separate. Each piece will be given a number and color to make repair easier.

  • Whammy Bar

  • Plastic piece 1

  • Plastic piece 2

  • Plastic piece 3 and 4

  • Plastic piece 5

  • Metal piece

Place plastic piece 3 and 4 in the whammy bar slot for them, and have them overlap. The pointed edges should be facing each other. Then use the tweezers or your hands to connect the spring from plastic piece 3 to 4.
  • Place plastic piece 3 and 4 in the whammy bar slot for them, and have them overlap.

  • The pointed edges should be facing each other.

  • Then use the tweezers or your hands to connect the spring from plastic piece 3 to 4.

Connect metal piece to plastic piece 5 and make sure the metal prongs fit into the holes for them. Next slide plastic piece 2 on the metal piece and make sure the three stubs are on the upper half. Then, make sure the metal piece holes and the plastic piece holes match up and screw them in place with the Philips head screw driver.
  • Connect metal piece to plastic piece 5 and make sure the metal prongs fit into the holes for them.

  • Next slide plastic piece 2 on the metal piece and make sure the three stubs are on the upper half.

  • Then, make sure the metal piece holes and the plastic piece holes match up and screw them in place with the Philips head screw driver.

Connect each piece to the whammy bar. The metal piece will connect on the side with plastic pieces 3 and 4. Plastic piece 1 will be on the other side.
  • Connect each piece to the whammy bar.

  • The metal piece will connect on the side with plastic pieces 3 and 4. Plastic piece 1 will be on the other side.

  • Make sure each part slides in place correctly.

  • Finally, slide the whammy bar back into place.

Conclusion

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

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