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My Fender Hot Rod Deville reverb is not working. What should I look for in trying to fix this problem

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Make sure the in and out is correct on the reverb chamber., if someone else disconnected it at any time it could be plugged in backwards and act just like that.

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There are two coils in the reverb unit which use delicate wires which can break off - these can easily be checked, as follows:-

i) Remove one cable plug from the reverb unit & substitute an uncapped phono plug to the socket.Then check that there is electrical resistance across the plug terminals.

ii) Reconnect original phono plug & do same test as i) to the other socket.

iii) If either is open-circuited, then look for a break in the lead-out wires from the corresponding coil inside the reverb unit.
This break may be repaired (contact me for details) or buy a new reverb unit!

iv) If there is electrical resistance at both sockets of reverb unit, then clean both original phono plugs & try the system again.

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The problem is likely your "tank". The tank contains the springs which create reverb as the guitar's signal is sent through them. A broken spring could be causing your problem.

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