Introduction

Replace the pickups on your Squire Strat Guitar.

Image 1/2: Remove back panel. Image 2/2: Remove back panel.
  • With a screwdriver, unscrew the back panel screws.

  • Remove back panel.

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  • Unwind and remove the guitar strings.

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

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  • 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.

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Image 1/1: With a screwdriver, unscrew the pickups.
  • Carefully flip the back panel to the original position.

  • With a screwdriver, unscrew the pickups.

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  • Remove the old pickups.

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Conclusion

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

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