Jagmaster Switch is haunted

Discussion in 'Squier Duo-Sonic & Jagmaster' started by Poto15, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. Poto15

    Poto15 New Member

    Nov 5, 2019
    Jacksonville, FL
    The tone switch on my Jagmaster pops out of the lowest setting and into the middle setting while I'm playing. Any ideas on how to rectify this would be appreciated. Thank You!
  2. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Dr. Squier

    Sep 27, 2014
    Welcome to the forum!!

    When you say 'tone switch' do you mean the 3-way pickup selector? If you're hitting it while strumming that's just a technique issue....
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  3. SquierTap

    SquierTap Squier-holic

    Jul 14, 2018
    Nashville, Tn
    I saw the title and I was like,

    "You have my attention..."

    Lol... First thing I thought of was that maybe you were hittin the switch while you were playin... God knows we've all done that, lol... Or the way you hold the guitar, or sit with the guitar, it could be rubbin against ya... I've never played a jagmaster, and I have no idea about how you play...

    But, I HAVE also seen switches that have a tendency to favor a certain position, or get "sticky", that'll pop outta place...
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  4. so1om

    so1om Squier-Axpert

    Feb 10, 2010
    I think these are not open frame switches (where you can tweak the contacts with needle nose pliers). i'd clean it with contact cleaner (or whatever. even WD-40) in the short term while you wait for a switch to replace it. I bet it took a hit from something and damaged the insides.
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  5. jjudas

    jjudas Squier-holic

    Mar 23, 2016
    Metro New Orleans
    I would just order a new switch.
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  6. Poto15

    Poto15 New Member

    Nov 5, 2019
    Jacksonville, FL
    Thank You all. I do not have to hit it while playing it just pops out of position on it's own. And yes, I did mean the 3 way pickup selector. Thank You all for your help!
  7. MrYeats

    MrYeats Squier-holic

    Dec 28, 2017
    Padre Island
    A little stiff axle grease.
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