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Problem w/ models knob on new JTV-89
by scottsearle on 2011-02-18 12:15:25

I just purchased a JTV-89 and have noticed that the Guitar Model Selector knob seems to be broken. Specifically, it doesn't operate as a button to activate/deactivate modeling.


When I press it down, it remain down. I have to press it down then lift it up a little to simulate the button click (and, in this case, it will switch between regular and modeled mode). Also, when pulling up a little the whole knob comes easily out of the socket.


It does function correctly when selecting among the various models. It is only the button behavior that is faulty.


Should I return the guitar to the store? Or, is there an easy fix?



Re: Problem w/ models knob on new JTV-89
by laelamiles on 2011-02-18 12:59:49

No brainer -- return for an exchange.  There is plenty of JTV-89 stock so you won't wait long.



Re: Problem w/ models knob on new JTV-89
by lowsco on 2011-02-18 13:23:52

+1 Of course, return it straight away. This JTV story is so sad, ..what is going on Line 6? 



Re: Problem w/ models knob on new JTV-89
by MartinHines on 2011-02-18 14:16:27

I would suggest calling Line 6 support.




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