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Marshall MG100DFX noisy

I have a 2004 Marshall MG100DFX Combo. Sometimes when I turn it on it makes a very loud popping and scratching noise. It's been doing it rarely, but today it started doing it and now I can't get it to stop. Is it something simple, or should it be looked at by a professional? I am pretty good at fixing electronics, but this one has me puzzled. I would love to trade it in for a MG50DFX, because I really don't need 100 watts.

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Before you bring this into a shop, try spraying out all of the controls. Use an electronics switch cleaner that contains a lubricant. Spray into the control and work the control back and forth a number of times to loosen up any dirt inside. Then spray it again.

Let me know if that resolves the problem.


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