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XM-552HX ofside led turn yellow

When I disconnect the amp fuse and then reconnect again, work for a couple of seconds and then the ofside indicator the one in the middle turns from green to yellow and stop the sound in the woofers, what could be the issue?

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You may have an issue with the impedence of the woofers causing the unit to go into protection mode. Make sure that the woofers are no lower than 2 ohms at the amp. This can be done with a voltmeter to check. You are better off running the woofers at 4 ohms if possible. If you disconnect the speaker wire from the amp, does the yellow light still come on? If so, then there may be a problem with the amp.

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