4-way volume pot issue

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by lukedport, Jan 25, 2020.

  1. lukedport

    lukedport NEW MEMBER!

    Jan 25, 2020
    Murfreesboro, Tennessee
    So, about a year ago I did a little parts caster tele build and wired it up with a 4-way switch to add the parallel pickups option. It worked great for a few months and I loved it, but one day I noticed the volume knob began acting more like a tone knob. When it is rolled down it brings the volume down a hair and mostly rolls off the treble. I finally got around to working on it some more today and I redid the grounds to the volume pot because I read that was a common issue and it worked like normal for a few minutes then went back to the old issue. Any ideas on what could be the issue? Thanks! upload_2020-1-25_12-11-28.jpeg upload_2020-1-25_12-11-49.jpeg EFC8D134-6159-48AC-A47E-5CB06C1E177C.jpeg
  2. sjtalon

    sjtalon Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Oct 27, 2006
    Upper Peninsula of Michigan
    Could be fried, lots of solder jobs there it appears.

    I would take some contact cleaner and spray it out, spin it good during the process.

    You may get lucky in that it could be just a fur ball in there.

    Last option is not to bad:

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