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I have rockford fogate power series 2000 watts amp. is there a repair shop in illinoise to get it fix. If not where can i get this fix... the amp power light is on it making weird sound in da amp but no sound thru da speakers..

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  • Eric Routt May 11, 2010

    Where at in in IL, I also live in IL, need your city to better direct you to a shop.



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SOURCE: Speaker outputs blown on 4 channel amp

the outputs should be replaced in pairs, there are 2 to 4 pairs, but you sould only need 1 pair replaced. these transistors typically range between 10 to 30 cdn each + labour, look for 1 to 1.5h to replace & test the unit after repair. check your local repair shop for their rates. good luck

Posted on Nov 30, 2006

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SOURCE: Rockford Fosgate Amp Repair Guild

I would love to get a copy of that repair guide you made. Could you please

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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SOURCE: component speaker not working

The easiest thing to test is to try swapping the connections of the front component speakers at the amp connections. If the problem follows the speakers, the issue is probably with the speakers. I would triple check (again) the speaker wire connections. It's also possible the crossover for the driver side component speakers has an issue (thus why the tweeter worked for a while).

If the problem stays on the drivers side, the issue is probably with that channel on the amp. Triple check the RCA connections for that channel.

It's much easier to test other speakers on an amp channel versus trying to check it with a meter.

If the driver's door is "abused" often, my initial thought is the wiring at the speaker or the wiring in the speaker (to voice coil, within the crossover, etc) is the most likely culprit.

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Amp Power light will not go on. Protection light is lit- Thump sound in speakers

It probably has shorted output transistors. To eliminate other possible causes, read through the following page.

Amplifier in Protect Mode - Troubleshooting

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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