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Sound way off when I hooked the speakers up again

I needed to move the speakers, so I disconnected them from the stereo unit. Must have reconnected something in the wrong place; sound currently has way too much bass (Bass Boost is off), little treble, and the volume is very low. I adjusted the sound settings the Custom Equalizer and the problem remained. Any ideas on how to reconnect the speakers so the sound is more on target?

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SOURCE: No sound from mids and bass

there is prolly just a short in the wire somewhere

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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SOURCE: no bass...

see u have to have the wires plugged into the black and gray ones other wise becuz the others are treb it won't have any bass

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a RCA brand

The sub-woofer amplifier is probably blown. This is a separate circuit from the other channels. It will need to be repaired. It is likely a bad transistor or open resistor that over heated.

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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SOURCE: Full sound not working

I had the same problem and also traced it back to two of the four 7-amp fuses were blown. I replaced the fuses, but they immediately blew again. I used higher capacity fuses (10 amp) to see how bad the problem was and those blew. Testing the problem a third time with the speakers disconnected yielded the same results.
There's an internal short in the system.
The solution? Don't buy RCA again.

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

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