Question about Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

Amplifier won't turn on

I have a SONY XM-SD22X, and it was working fine. The LED light turned off and it did not want to turn on again. I checked the fuses, and they were fine. I read the manual and it said to check the ground. I checked it and it was working fine, but know it doesn't want to turn on again. I already checked the fuses and they are fine. So what is the problem?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 13 Answers
Re: Amplifier won't turn on

Check your power cable as well, and also try to relocate your ground wire to a another place in your car...

Posted on Aug 15, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The red light turns on? how do i make it go off?

The red light is usualy an indicator that the amplifier is going into protection. There could be a number of reasons that this might happen. Here are some: 1. the load that the amplifier is trying to drive is not compatible with the amplifiers specifications. 2. the cables leading from the amp to the speakers/sub woofers are shorting somewhere. 3. the amplifier is heating up above its capability. 4. the amplifier is not recieving the apropriate amount of power. Check if any of these are the reason but if you give me more details such as when does the red light go on and what you have connected to it and how, i will be able to better assist you.

Feb 04, 2011 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

Hay im avery and i got 1 of these it is a great amp but my fuze keeps going do you think u no what the problem is

you have a graounding problem(short crcuit
) or power over load. thats protects the amp from. go back and check all the wiring.

Jul 13, 2009 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

Car amp has power but will not push subs

output blown on power supply - repair by tech required.

Jan 12, 2009 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

I need he;p!!

Width (mm) - approx.
Height (mm) - approx.
Depth (mm) - approx.


Aug 25, 2008 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

What size amp is this

  • 1200W max power
  • 200W x 2 RMS into 4 ohms
  • 500W x 1 RMS into 4 ohms
  • Variable 50 - 300 Hz low pass filter
  • 40 Hz EQ boost
It is stable to two ohms.

Aug 25, 2008 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

The amp does not say wat size it is

At 14.4v DC input...

200w RMS x 2 into 4 ohms
250w RMS x 2 into 2 ohms

Let me know if you have any other questions.

Aug 25, 2008 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

I need a solution for my amp

Your XM-SD22X amplifier only has 2 channels. If you want to run 4 speakers then you could parallel 2 speakers on each channel but you need to check that the impedance is not too low. If it is too low then put 2 speakers in series on each channel but this will not be as loud. Regards

Sep 26, 2007 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

Installation manual

You can find the manual at the following link:

Sep 15, 2007 | Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

LED power protection light not turning on

Check the fuse on the amplifier; if it's good, then you need a multimeter or voltmeter for further testing. With the meter's black probe on your amp's ground terminal and the radio turned on, both the power and the remote terminals should test at about 12 volts. If neither terminal shows voltage, you may have a problem with your ground connection; if both do, there's a problem with the amp.

Feb 20, 2007 | Sony Xplod XM-1652Z Car Audio Amplifier

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony XM-SD22X Car Audio Amplifier Logo

Related Topics:

43 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Car Amplifiers Experts

Tygh Duval
Tygh Duval

Level 2 Expert

290 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers


Level 3 Expert

57068 Answers

Are you a Sony Car Amplifier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides