Introduction

Replace the pickups on your Squire Strat Guitar.

With a screwdriver, unscrew the back panel screws. Remove back panel.
  • With a screwdriver, unscrew the back panel screws.

  • Remove back panel.

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Unwind and remove the guitar strings.
  • Unwind and remove the guitar strings.

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With a screwdriver, remove the front body perimeter screws.
  • With a screwdriver, remove the front body perimeter screws.

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Deck the Halls
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Carefully lift the panel of the guitar and turn it upside down to reveal the electronic components.
  • Carefully lift the panel of the guitar and turn it upside down to reveal the electronic components.

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Using the the soldering iron and the solder sucker (or the soldering wick), take away any soldering connections of the  potentiometers and the five-way switch. Using the the soldering iron and the solder sucker (or the soldering wick), take away any soldering connections of the  potentiometers and the five-way switch.
  • Using the the soldering iron and the solder sucker (or the soldering wick), take away any soldering connections of the potentiometers and the five-way switch.

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Carefully flip the back  panel to the original position.
  • Carefully flip the back panel to the original position.

  • With a screwdriver, unscrew the pickups.

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Remove the old pickups.
  • Remove the old pickups.

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Conclusion

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

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