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.

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  • Remove batteries

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Image 1/2: The sticker is covering a torx screw Image 2/2: The sticker is covering a torx screw
  • Remove void warranty sticker

    • The sticker is covering a torx screw

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Image 1/3: Push level, this will detach the back of the guitar from the front. Image 2/3: Carefully remove the back of the body Image 3/3: The battery pack cord is attached to both sides of the guitar, be careful not to tear it apart.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Make sure the wires are not cut or damaged or it may need replacement. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/2: The whammy bar should split into multiple parts. Image 2/2: If any part is broken, then it will need to be replaced.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: Whammy Bar
  • 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

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Image 1/3: The pointed edges should be facing each other. Image 2/3: Then use the tweezers or your hands to connect the spring from plastic piece 3 to 4. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Next slide plastic piece 2 on the metal piece and make sure the three stubs are on the upper half. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/2: The metal piece will connect on the side with plastic pieces 3 and 4. Plastic piece 1 will be on the other side. Image 2/2: Make sure each part slides in place correctly.
  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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