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My amp stays in protection mode

Hi, im running 2x jvc subs(1000watts each) and amp Dream Audio (1800watts 4channel)
was playing my sound on hot day and it just cut and the amp went into protection mode. felt amp and it was very hot.
i opened it up and cant see anything wrong but the protection light stays on when i connect it again?
i took it to a friend and he tested it and the green power light went on but when i connected it back to the car it wouldnt play and the red protection light came on.
i have checked the connections and the power cable is fine, the remote is also ok and the ground is fixed to bare metal in the car.
please help!

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  • tooky_45 May 08, 2009

    i had a 1200 watt crunch amp hooked up and after a few days it just cut out and i looked at it even the inside nothing looked wrong or didnt smell burnt out and my friend put it in his car and now it works and i just got a 2000 watt amp and it does the same. the protect light stays on and wont work. what could my problem be??

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Does it go into protect in the vehicle if you disconnect the speaker wires from the speaker terminals of the amp?


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Disconnect all speaker connections and rca cables. Leave power, ground and remote wires intact. Try turning on again. If you still have a protection light your amp is faulty. Hopefully you have warranty . Might be ready for an old .A thumbs up would be greatly appreciated if this answer is helpful to you. my amp stays in protection mode - amp-stays-in-protection-mode-zb4bomd1rt4qms0dqd12kkt2-3-0.png

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