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Fender Parts Lists

Service information for Fender dealers, 1968 (with pictures of circuitry), 1969 and 1976. Part lists of components with associated numbers. Some of these part lists are reproduced here. Scroll down, or jump to:

  • 1968 - photo, parts list, parts illustration, wiring diagram. 5 pages.
  • 1969 - just a simple list of parts. 2 pages.
  • 1976 - photos, parts list an prices. 3 pages.


1968 Fender Jazz bass part list / schematic

The 1968 Fender Jazz bass service manual. A single sheet folded into several pages, to include a photo of the bass on the cover, a detailed parts list spanning two pages, and two very accurate illustrations, of the bass itself and the pickup/control assembly wiring. 5 pages.

Replacement parts list for the 1968 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 1
Replacement parts list for the 1968 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 2
Replacement parts list for the 1968 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 3
Replacement parts list for the 1968 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 4
Replacement parts list for the 1968 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 5

1969 Fender Jazz bass part list

The 1969 parts list is just that - for more detailed service information, including parts lists, but also including wiring and component images, see the 1968 parts list, above.

This service manual is dated June 1969, and is a simple list of parts and their codes - two pages.

Replacement parts list for the 1969 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 1
Replacement parts list for the 1969 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 2

1976 Fender Jazz bass part list

The 1976 Jazz bass service information includes a labelled image of the bass, the volume and tone wiring, and the bridge - naturally, also with the list of parts and numbers.

Replacement parts list for the 1976 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 1
Replacement parts list for the 1976 Fender Jazz bass guitar - part 2
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1964 Fender Jazz Bass Fiesta Red the rarest form Greengard & Clay Dot Madness !

1964 Fender Jazz Bass Fiesta Red the rarest form Green'gard & Clay Dot Madness !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39995

This is the ultimate & most desirable custom color Jazz Bass in 100% untouched original condition. I sold this exact Bass to a good friend in Key West back in 1989 & just got it back. I planned on keeping it now for life, BUT another toy is in the works w / 4 wheels & now she??s up for the 1st time being uncirculated for the last 35 years . It has its original Fiesta Red finish w / its white undercoat is over a very lightweight Alder body w / a Matching Fiesta Red Headstock. Its ... more
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1964 Fender Jazz Bass Pre-CBS Vintage Bass Olympic White w /  Gold Hardware, Case

1964 Fender Jazz Bass Pre-CBS Vintage Bass Olympic White w / Gold Hardware, Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$21000

Up for sale, a 1964 Fender Jazz Bass in perfect working order, featuring factory-installed gold hardware and the original custom color Olympic White nitro lacquer finish. While Pre-CBS era Fender Jazz Basses in custom colors enjoy a certain reverence for their relative rarity, the all-original gold hardware certainly elevates this example above the pack
With extremely heavy playwear and a super jumbo refret, this Jazz Bass looks mean yet has a vitality and breadth of tones well-suited to ... more
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1961 Fender Jazz Bass "Stack Knob" in a beautiful see-thru Ash Body Blonde WOW !

1961 Fender Jazz Bass "Stack Knob" in a beautiful see-thru Ash Body Blonde WOW !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$18495

This is the ultimate mostly original & affordable early production Pre-CBS ??Stacked Pot?? Jazz Bass w / all the 1st issue features, It has been pro-refinished by Bob Peterson in its original see-thru Blonde finish over a very lightweight Ash body & weighing in at a scant 8 lbs. 4 oz. Its ??Unbound?? Slab Rosewood Clay Dot neck is super slim w / some nice ??Birdseye??s?? in the maple all over. Its got s nice repro decal & she has an original penciled neck date of 7 / 61 making it 1 ... more
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1963 Fender Jazz Bass Pre-CBS Vintage Bass Sunburst w /  Case

1963 Fender Jazz Bass Pre-CBS Vintage Bass Sunburst w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$17500

Up for sale, a 1963 Fender Jazz Bass in perfect working order, complete with the original brown tolex hardshell case. This Jazz Bass is 100% original save for a professional refret with vintage-spec slender fretwire, a corresponding bone nut, and one pickup rewind. Tonewoods include an alder body, maple neck, and dark Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, and at 9lbs 4oz ( " fully clothed" with its ashtray bridge and pickup covers), this bass is a medium weight example that's well-balanced on a strap.... more
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1969 Fender Jazz Bass w / a very rare Black finish w / matching Headstock crazy cool

1969 Fender Jazz Bass w / a very rare Black finish w / matching Headstock crazy cool

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$14995

Another cool one just acquired its a pretty clean & very original 1969 / 71 Fender Jazz Bass w / all the right features, its has its original Black finish over a nice Alder body w / a very rare matching Black Headstock that says only ??Fender?? as it should, its White Bound & Block inlaid 4-bolt Rosewood Neck is pretty clean w / a perfect logo & frets, there??s a neck date stamp on its neck that is from 1969 & she has pot date codes from the 16th week of 1971, its original ... more
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1965 Fender Jazz Bass

1965 Fender Jazz Bass

Loveland, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$14900

1965 Fender Jazz Bass, Sunburst finish, ??L?? Plate, Both covers, Sounds amazing, Stunning clean example of a sought after model, EC, Original hard case... more
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original 1967 Fender JAZZ BASS Sunburst

original 1967 Fender JAZZ BASS Sunburst

Carbondale, Illinois, 629**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$11900


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Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1967 Fender Jazz Bass in its original Sunburst finish that has really maintained its brilliance in color. It has a good playing neck with great frets. This bass is all original and 100% complete along with its original hardshell case. It also includes an original Jazz Bass owner's manual with a non-matching serial number, a blank warranty card, a vintage strap and a vintage cable. It's in EXCELLENT condition with... more
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Fender Jazz Bass 1964 - White - Refin

Fender Jazz Bass 1964 - White - Refin

Brooklyn, New York, 112**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$9250


This Fender Jazz Bass was made in the USA in 1964. Neck date is January '64. The parts are completely original although the neck pickup has been rewound. The body has been refinished a long time ago in sonic blue that has faded to almost white. It is an old refin that was well done and has aged nicely giving the bass a great look. The neck has the original finish. This bass has been pro-setup in our store and plays great. It weighs 9 lbs 6 oz and comes with the original case in the pictures... more
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1966 Fender Jazz Bass Vintage Electric Bass Guitar Sunburst w /  Case

1966 Fender Jazz Bass Vintage Electric Bass Guitar Sunburst w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8800

Up for sale, a 1966 Fender Jazz Bass in excellent condition and in perfect working order, complete with a hardshell case. This Jazz Bass is a soulful example, 100% original save for a professional refret, boasting all the hallmarks of the '66 model year including a bold nitro lacquer three-tone Sunburst finish, a bound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid block inlay, and lollipop-button tuners. This bass was purportedly originally owned by Joe Bouchard, co-founder of Blue Oyster Cult, and while ... more
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1969 Fender Jazz Bass rare all original last of the 60s great Post-CBS basses !

1969 Fender Jazz Bass rare all original last of the 60's great Post-CBS basses !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7995

Just in is a really clean & original 1969 Fender Jazz Bass w / all the right features, its has its original Sunburst finish over a lightweight Alder body, its White Bound & Block inlaid 4-bolt Rosewood Neck is super clean w / perfect logo & frets, its white block inlays have faded to almost see-thru over time, its ink date stamp is that typical odd set of #??s dating it to 1969 & she has pot date codes from the 42nd week of 1966, its original Tortoise-shell pickgard pulls this ... more
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1971 Fender Jazz Bass a really nice all original classic example ready to use.

1971 Fender Jazz Bass a really nice all original classic example ready to use.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7495

We??ve just acquired a really clean & original 1971 Fender Jazz Bass w / all the right features, its has its original Sunburst finish over a lightweight Alder body, its White Bound & Block inlaid 4-bolt Rosewood Neck is super clean w / perfect logo & frets, its ink date stamp is quite illegible but she has pot date codes from the 16th week of 1971, its original Tortoise-shell pickgard pulls this all together making it one of Fender??s last great Jazzes, its 2 pickups are super smooth... more
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1971 Fender Jazz Bass a groovy example in Sunburst w / a 4 bolt rosewood neck.

1971 Fender Jazz Bass a groovy example in Sunburst w / a 4 bolt rosewood neck.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6995

Another cool one just acquired its a pretty clean & very original 1971 Fender Jazz Bass w / all the right features, its has its original Sunburst finish over a nice Alder body, its White Bound & Block inlaid 4-bolt Rosewood Neck is pretty clean w / a perfect logo & frets, there's no date stamp on its neck typically from this period but she has pot date codes from the 16th week of 1971, its original Tortoise-shell pickgard pulls this all together making it one of Fender??s last great ... more
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1972 Fender Jazz Bass Vintage Bass Guitar Sunburst w /  Flame Maple Neck, Case

1972 Fender Jazz Bass Vintage Bass Guitar Sunburst w / Flame Maple Neck, Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6800

Up for sale, a 1973 Fender Jazz Bass in collector-grade condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case and strap. 100% original save for a rewound neck pickup, this Jazz Bass' tonewood complement includes an ash body, a (particularly rare) heavily figured flame maple neck, and a dark, tight-grained rosewood fretboard
Weighing 9lbs and extremely well-balanced on a strap, this Jazz Bass has a natural acoustic voice that highlights the midrange complexity of ... more
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Vintage Original 1969 Fender Jazz Bass 4-String (CBS ERA( Post 1966

Vintage Original 1969 Fender Jazz Bass 4-String (CBS ERA( Post 1966

Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 601**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6500

This vintage Fender Jazz Bass is a true gem for any musician or collector. Made in 1969 during the CBS era, it boasts an American Vintage series construction with a white ash body and a 4-string string configuration. The instrument has been carefully maintained over the years, ensuring that it is in top playing condition. The bass guitar was crafted in the United States and is perfect for any genre of music. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a beginner, this Fender Jazz Bass is sure to ... more
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1978 Fender Jazz Bass factory left handed Natural Ash 1 of a kind & Minty !

1978 Fender Jazz Bass factory left handed Natural Ash 1 of a kind & Minty !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5995

Here??s a very cool one just acquired & its 1 of the very rarest factory Left Handed all original 1978 Fender Jazz Bass, its has its original bright & beautiful Natural finish over a nice grainy Ash body, its White Bound & Block inlaid 3-bolt Maple Neck is like new w / very little yellowing fade at all, she has pot date codes from 1978, its got its original black pickgard that pulls this all together, its 2 pickups are super smooth w / that quintessential ??Jazz Bass?? sound ! Its so... more
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1974 Fender Jazz Bass Candy Apple Red with Maple Neck w /  Original Case  8 9lbs

1974 Fender Jazz Bass Candy Apple Red with Maple Neck w / Original Case 8 9lbs

San Diego, California, 921**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5995

Here's a vintage 1974 Fender American Jazz Bass in a factory original Candy Apple Red finish.
It is in good condition and has average playwear
The top, back and sides have scratches, indents and general finish wear
The serial number is 550883 and the pots date the 52nd week and she weighs 8 9 lbs
The bridge pickup is original - the neck pickup was rewound and has a newer cover
The neck date has faded and is illegible
Fresh set up with 45 / 105s and plays beautifully ... more
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Fender Jazz Bass 1974

Fender Jazz Bass 1974

Freehold, New Jersey, 077**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4100

Truely Original 1974 Fender Jazz Bass. With original case. Works fine and sounds like a 74 should. Weight 9 2 lbs . This is the lowest priced 1974 all original Fender Jazz bass on the ebay site. This is a 4 bolt neck and not a very heavy bass at 9 2 lbs Dont miss out on this deal because these vintage BASSES ARE GOING UP LIKE CRAZY. GEt it before it goes. I am also selling locally so i reserve the right to sell elswhere as well. Thanks for looking . I have excellent ratings on all sites... more
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Classic 1983 Fender Jazz Bass 3-Bolt with Ash Body & Bound Maple Fretboard

Classic 1983 Fender Jazz Bass 3-Bolt with Ash Body & Bound Maple Fretboard

Pompano Beach, Florida, 330**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3983

1983 Fender Jazz Bass -Sienna Burst Finish
Made in the USA
Serial # S865079
Ash Body & Bound Neck!
Classic Medium U Shape Profile Neck
Radius: 7 25
Nut Width: 1 42
Weight: 12 lbs
Measures .80 at the first fret
and .91 at the 12th
Authentic Vintage Mojo, No Fake Aging!
Upgraded Vintage Dimarzio Pickups
Neck is Straight & Truss Rod Works Perfectly
2 Dimarzio Pots 1 CTS Pot
$$$ Professionally Set-Up and Dialed in for Optimal Tone & Playability. ... more
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1964 Fender Jazz Bass Relic Purple Sparkle

1964 Fender Jazz Bass Relic Purple Sparkle

Fort Collins, Colorado, 805**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3900

1964 Fender Jazz Bass Relic Purple Sparkle. Condition is Used. Shipped with USPS Ground Advantage.... more
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Fender Jazz Bass 1978 Black With Maple Block Neck

Fender Jazz Bass 1978 Black With Maple Block Neck

Ballston Spa, New York, 120**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3500

This Fender Jazz Bass from 1978 is a classic beauty with a black body and maple blocked neck. The unique features of this bass is the low weight (for this era) of 9 2 lbs and rich sound. I would rate overall condition as very good. Original black finish shows honesty wear of a 45 year old bass. The original black pickguard and a second off white is included. Original pickups, pots, wiring, tuning heads, even the frets are in very good condition. Only the bridge , tug bar and knobs are not ... more
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1967 Vox StrollerThe Vox Stroller was the brand's entry level electric solid body guitar, fitted with just one pickup and a fixed tailpiece. Although aimed at student guitarists, it wasn't a terrible instrument, but did lack somewhat in adjustability, having no accessible truss rod and only a floating rosewood bridge. But this example is actually quite an improvement on earlier versions, with a standard 1/4" jack and a solid mahogany body. 1967 price £18 2s. JMI ceased UK guitar production in late '67, and combined with decreasing demand for the Stroller, this surely must be one of the last examples shipped.

1963 Vox Clubman Bass (left handed)

1963 Vox Clubman Bass left handedA nice example of the Vox Clubman II bass, built by JMI in Dartford, Kent in 1963. This is a lightweight bass, short (30") scale and very easy to play. It is an early example, and as such has a thin black scratchplate and side mounted, coaxial output jack. JMI offered left handed examples of their solid body Vox guitars and basses at 10% premium. Production numbers are unclear, but left-handed examples rarely come up for sale

1977 Gibson ES Artist 'prototype'

1977 Gibson ES Artist prototypeNot to be confused with the Gibson ES Artist launched by Gibson in 1979; this ES Artist was an early model designed by the Gibson research and development team in Kalamazoo in 1977, the instruments themselves constructed by Gibson artist Chuck Burge. It was planned for launch as a high end semi acoustic with 335-style construction (central maple block) and innovative circuitry - but was pulled at the last minute, being deemed too expensive. Apparently, several examples were produced with varying specifications, though exactly how many actually left the Kalamazoo plant is unclear. Certainly two guitars were sold to LaVonne Music by Gibson in around 1980. Read more about the development of this guitar, with details from Chuck Burge and the story of it's sale to LaVonne music

1959 Hofner Committee

1959 Hofner CommitteeThe Hofner Committee was a truly beautiful guitar produced in Germany, primarily for the UK market. It was a large bodied (initially 17 1/2") guitar with a carved spruce top, available as an acoustic or electric guitar. By the early sixties the carved top was replaced with a laminate, and although still a very fine guitar, the earlier carved top examples, with frondose headstock (like the example shown here) are far more highly prized amongst musicians and vintage guitar collectors.

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins TennesseanThe Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean, or model 6119 was Gretsch's best selling hollow body of the 1960s. This wonderfully faded example from 1965 was originally Dark Cherry Red, but has turned a mid-orange brown. The original color, however, can be seen underneath the pickup surrounds. 1965 specs: maple body, two-piece neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard and Hi-Lo 'Tron single coil pickups. Nickel plated Gretsch Bigsby tailpiece.

1965 Gretsch 'For the Spectacular Sound of the Times' guitar and amp catalog

1965 Gretsch catalogThe 1965 Gretsch catalog, or catalog #32, featured 10 hollow body electric guitars, including the newly launched Gretsch Viking; four solid body electrics, including the Astro Jet - making it's only catalog appearance; just one bass, the single pickup PX6070; nine acoustics and 12 tube amplifiers. Pride of place went to the Chet Atkins Country Gentleman that adorned both the front and back covers. 24 pages, six of which are in full color.

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret ends

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret endsLoose frets are especially problematic in certain old guitars, but are generally very easy to fix. You'll be amazed at the difference you can make with just a few tools, a bit of knowledge, and a little time. Fixing loose frets can eliminate fret buzz, remove sharp fret ends, and greatly improve the tone of any guitar. If your luthier bill will be greater than the value of your guitar, definitely time to have a go yourself!

1966 Hagstrom 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog (Merson USA)

1966 Hagstrom guitar catalogHagstrom guitars were distributed in the mid-1960s United States by Merson of USA. This eight page 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog, printed in two-colors contained six solid body electrics, three solid body basses, two electric acoustic guitars, two electric acoustic basses and five acoustics.

1965 Hofner President

1965 Hofner PresidentThe President was produced by Hofner in Bubenreuth, Germany, specifically for Selmer, who distributed the brand in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other commonwealth nations. The President was a hollow body electric acoustic, available as a full body or thinline, and with blonde or brunette finish. It was a great playing guitar that sold fairly well in the second half of the 1950s, throughout the 1960s, and into the very early 1970s. The example shown here is a full-body depth guitar in blonde - and as a 1965 guitar, one of the last to feature the rounded Venetian cutaway. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. Naturally, such an electric acoustic suggests jazz and blues, but many of the original British Hofner President players were part of the rock 'n roll, skiffle and beat scenes of the late 50s and early 60s.

1963 1964 Fender catalog

Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.