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Protection light i hooked everything up but the protection light stays on.plus whats the fuse rating for this amp cause i have a 15. power acoustic 2000 watt i tried everything and still not able to get the protection lite to go off im open to trying something new

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Take the amp out and hookit up to the car battery and let it charge then unplug it do this a couple of times then rehook it to the cars audio system it sounds like your amp may be locked..

also check your speaker wires from amp to speaker box then from the back of the box to the speaker inside the box you may have a short..

thats where i would start.. hope this helps

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