#1
So I put emgs in my telecaster, soldered according to instructions, replaced pots, switch, output jack. Now when I play my guitar I have a horrid cracking sound when I use the pickup selecter and when i use the volume knob. Should I go back inside and re-solder everything? it sounds kinda like a short inside of the wiring but im not sure. Help please ?
#2
Sounds to me like the pot and/or selector switch is damaged, or you didn't solder one or more of the connections properly so the signal is simply cutting in and out whenever something is moved.
Check over your work, re-solder anything that looks even remotely dodgy. If that doesn't solve it, try new pots.
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#3
Check if the solder didn't get inside the switch making contact with other lugs or you didn't accidentally overheat those parts.