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Hello, I have a Kenwood KDC-MP225 powering a KAC-8101D that was pushing 1 Bazooka EL1200, the last amp blew the other 1... I was driving along 1 day and cranked it up before the cd started playing, I don't ever do this! Well, the subs died out! I thought It finally killed the other speaker, hard to tell in this enclosure... I found out today when I hooked up a much smaller speaker to test the output it was putting out limited watts. It sounded like it was wired into the head unit. My LED is solid blue, I've tested the output transistors in place & all is well there. Anyone have any ideas? I really want to pull both banks out & test all the transistors but I assume the problem may lie elsewhere... Maybe the preamps from the head unit? Any help would greatly be appreciated!!! John

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First off try a different source that you know works that you can control the volume of. (ipod) This will tell you if the amp works. If it still doesn't work try a different speaker that you know works, any speaker will do, just keep the volume down. Second see if running a new set of RCA's helps maybe something got pinched if it still is not working then your head unit line out is bad, try a different output and see.

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