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Amp problems I have a small 400 watt visonik amp and 12". Its not my fist time to install, I've got all the right wires for the setup I'm sure. But after i installed I was driving and blummp it all stopped and the red protection light came on. As soon as I replace the fuse "POP" before i can even get it all the way in. Nothing seems wrong with it, it just keeps poping fuses. I checked all wires and ground and I can't find the problem.

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Re: amp problems

It's fried. Repair costs are more than the amp is worth. Sorry, it's a lost cause.

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Ok this problem is killing me...

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