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Fender 65 Twin Reverb Light Bulb Replacement

This guide will show how to replace an old power indicator light bulb in your Fender 65 Twin Reverb

This guide will show you how to disassemble the amplifier to gain sufficient access to the light bulb. Replacing the bulb is an easy fix and worth your time if your amp's light bulb is out.

Passo 1 Light Bulb  ¶ 

Take off the back panel by unscrewing the 4 Phillips head screws on the back of the amplifier. Remove the four Phillips head screws on the top of the amp. These screws are significantly longer than the back panel screws. Remove the quarter inch speaker cable from the jack in the back of the amp.

Passo 1 Light Bulb  ¶ 

  • Take off the back panel by unscrewing the 4 Phillips head screws on the back of the amplifier.

  • Remove the four Phillips head screws on the top of the amp. These screws are significantly longer than the back panel screws.

  • Remove the quarter inch speaker cable from the jack in the back of the amp.

  • Unscrew the three remaining screws on the back side of the amp head as indicated by the green circles. Be sure to keep the amp secure as you do this because it will no longer be supported by any screws

Passo 2  ¶ 

Carefully remove the amplifier head from the speaker cabinet.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Carefully remove the amplifier head from the speaker cabinet.

  • Refer to the guides on replacing the Power Tubes and Preamp Tubes to remove the tubes from the amp head. This is so you can safely set the amp head down without risking breaking a tube.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Remove the cap covering the light bulb by unscrewing the cap counter clockwise. Remove the cap covering the light bulb by unscrewing the cap counter clockwise.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the cap covering the light bulb by unscrewing the cap counter clockwise.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Using Needle Nose Pliers twist the light bulb counter clockwise towards the notch in the light bulb housing. To replace the light bulb remove the old one through the front of the amp head.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Using Needle Nose Pliers twist the light bulb counter clockwise towards the notch in the light bulb housing.

  • To replace the light bulb remove the old one through the front of the amp head.

  • Install the new light bulb through the front of the amp head. Using Needle Nose Pliers twist the light bulb clockwise to complete the installation.