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Ix406 front speaker distortion at all frequencies

I have a Kicker IX406 that distorts the right front channel/speaker. Trouble shooting found a bad solder joint in the cross over circuit that caused the affected coil to become loose and may have shorted prior to discovery/repair. Once repaired the sole speaker attached through the crossover still distored. I moved the complete circuit to the right front amp output and the distortion ceased. So my question is can this Amp be repaired easily/cost effectively? I've been unable to locate any schemantics or repair manuals.

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Repair- "No". But make sure the power line is not running next to the RF speaker line nor the line in to amp more then a few inches to a foot. Often can cause distortion regardless.


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