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Having trouble with BOSS BA-2900 car amp, anyone knowing anything about...

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  • mirkow Jan 06, 2009

    Hi jhall1793!

    I cant give much technical details as I dont have really much knowledge in car amps. But I'll try anywhere. Apart of what I have already said about, before the problem occurred, the amp was overheating on regular basis (known issue with this amp), but it was enough to switched it off for few minutes and on, and have it play for some time. At one stage, it died completely. I have checked the amp, all wiring is there nothing disconnected/changed, pulled out the radion, nothing suspicious either. Noticed today, there is now power not getting there, which wasnt the case in initial symptoms.

    Also tried to get owner manual, as there are some knobs and swithes (eg. LPF, HPF and Gain) witch I'm not sure are in right position and have anything to do with it.

  • mirkow Jan 07, 2009

    Hi 69althatime,

    I know Boss amp is ****, you can find that info all over the net. I did not buy it, it came with the car I have purchased.

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    Jimmy Hall May 11, 2010

    mirkow: knowing that you don't have voltage @ the amp is a start. you need to find the fuse/s that supply the amp to see if it/they is/are open. with the overheating issue the amp may have failed & blown the fuse/s. if you find that it is open, try replacing it to see if the amp functions. if the fuse opens again when power is supplied, then the amp is probably fried, unless there is another device like an equalizer that is utilizing the same power source & is shorted. let me know.


  • Jimmy Hall
    Jimmy Hall May 11, 2010

    i need more info. what exactly is happening or not happening?



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There's your problem. Boss is garbage, you get what you pay for when it comes to car audio.

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