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I bought a Wurlitzer funmaker and after 2 days ALL of the G keys just stopped working. I put that down to bad luck, but I was wondering how I would fix it.

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If the unit is under warranty make use of it.

If this is second hand, then open unit and look for a connector or cable that might be ajar.

The keys are often scanned in a matrix so a single wire will kill a particular note.

IF THIS is a tube organ or a vintage unit, is suspect one of the tubes has failed. They often had seperate oscilators for each note of the 12 so a single oscilator being dead will kill a particular note.

Note that often the tubes used are 12AX7, 12AT7, or 12AU7 and these will have TWO heaters glowing in each if they are not burnt out.

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