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Smoking Amp I have a JBL GTQ190 amp to power my door and rear speakers. I had not used it in a while so I did a bench test to make sure everything worked prior to installing it into my newer car. When I did the bench test I did pop the external fuse. I replaced it, did the check again with no problems. After pulling all of the wires and hooking up the amp my colleague and I turned the power on from my head unit and the amp made a poping noise and smoke started to come out. I pulled the external fuse right away but it was good. I then pulled the fuse on the power line from the battery and disconnected everything. Upon taking the cover off I found that one of the ground wires was charred going to the board. Is this an easy fix or am I better off getting a new amp? I have pictures if you would like to see them.

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Yes let me see the pics my email is

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