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.

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

With a screwdriver, remove the front body perimeter screws.
  • 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.
  • Carefully lift the panel of the guitar and turn it upside down to reveal the electronic components.

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.

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

  • With a screwdriver, unscrew the pickups.

Remove the old pickups.
  • Remove the old pickups.

Conclusion

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

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