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Beer Spilled on my Power Acoustik PS2-820 Amp

My Power Acoustik Amp got wet from a beer exploding on it. I instantlly unhooked my amp from all connections and did not put any power to it. I took it home and let it sit inside my house to dry off. I did not however take it apart or put a blow dryer to it. I wish i would have, but i just let it sit ontop of my heater for a while. Once i thought that it was dried out i hooked it all back up to my two 12" Audiobahns. I hooked everything up and I was ready for my system to come back from the dead. The only thing that stopped me was the fact that my fuses blow everytime i give my amp power. I even tried it a month later and every time that i plug in a fuse it instantly blows. As of now I am trying to figure out what is wrong with my amp and repair it. No repair shops are in my area and my only other option is to get a new amp. So i figured I'd try to fix it. I took it apart today and all of the circuits look normal to me. If anyone knows HOW TO FIX A WET AMP or what to do, PLEASE HELP ME!!!!

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If the fuse blows black u have a powersupply problem in ur amp output transistors mosfets

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Hi , now that you have the amp apart , just check the underside of the printed circuit board and check for any corrosion ,rub it with a soft brush . then try connecting without speakers . see if it still blows fuse, if it does then there is a likelihood that your mosfets / outputs may have shorted the first time you reconnected it . Good luck

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