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Kicker KX800.4 Protection light problem

Hi, I have a Kicker KX800.4 that has the power, ground, and remote all hocked to it. I have had this in the vehichle before, it was taken out and placed in another vehichle and now put back in the original. Every time I try to turn the amp on, the protection light comes on. It has never had a prob before and I rechecked all the wiring with a test light. Any ideas on what may be the problem or any test I can run to double check anything. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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    J D Dec 05, 2008

    Thats the same thing wrong with mine, All my cables are unhooked and it's still not giving me ****. Well au contraire, it's giving me too much ****.... but like you said, only the power, remote and ground, and i have a massive ground and power, and the effing protect light is still on.... fried capacitors, all we need now is some beer and some chicks dancing in skimpy *** clothes and we got a party. Thanks Pbabin!

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If the voltage is sufficient on the B+ and remote terminals and the amp goes into protect with no speaker wires or RCAs connected to the amp, it probably has shorted output transistors.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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