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Re: pioneer amp wont come on. no light.
Power light uses a resistor , it may be bad , try to use seperate turn on instead of splitting them close to ampo or right to it, try to use turn on to that asmp only in case its a power draw issue from head unit
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there should be 3 power related cables connected to the amplifier:
1-From battery to amp via fuse (positive)
2-From chassis of car to amplifier (negative)
3-From head units (power continuous) (blue or blue/white cable) to the amplifiers remote connection.
this connection enables the amplifier to switch on when the head unit is switched on and off when the headunit is switched off.
I hope this helps and let me know if I can further assist you.
Cut the remote positive on your amplifier, install a switch, that's one of the remedy, or you have to make sure that the remote positive of your amplifier is hooked up to the ignigion's positive, this way your amplifier is off soon as you switch off your ignition.
upgrading the wire wont fix it some players newer models today has two remote wires but if that's the only remote the player has just install a on and off switch so u can turn it on and off when u ready to use it.
hook up your remote wire to a switch that is conneted to 12 volts.
or u can also instal a eq and use the remote wire that is on the back of that more than likely that should work but if u lookin for a cheap fix instal a on and off power switch on the remote
flashing light could mean a few different things. 1- constant power may not be there. check with a test light or multimeter. should read around 12 volts. it would be a good idea to check all the power and ground leads. make sure u have a good ground. 2- bad sub. im assuming sub since its a monoblock amp. you can meter the subs. make sure the total ohm load is no less than 2 ohms. any lower the amp will go into protect mode. 3- bad amp. power supply may be bad. the newer pioneer amps are full of protection circuits. ive been a professional installer for a shop about 8 years and we sell pioneer. hope it helps.
Connect a DC voltmeter between the "remote" (+) terminal and the "ground" (-) terminal on the amp. When you turn on your Pioneer, you should read 12-14V. If you get voltage for a second and then it goes away, either the incorrect wire from the head unit is connected, or the head unit remote turn-on is defective. If the voltage remains on the terminal and the amp immediately turns back off, it's possible that the remote turn-on is not supplying adequate current for the amp. To determine if that is the case, run a separate wire from a positive (+) accessory terminal (cigarette lighter or fuse box) to the amp remote terminal. If the amp then turns on and stays on, you'll need to wire a relay into the turn-on wire. The wiring for such a relay is shown here. Most any 12V SPST or SPDT relay from an auto parts store or Radio Shack will work OK.
Check the fuses-should be a pair of 30 amps on the side. use a paper clip and jump power from the power+ to the remote+ and see if that lights it up-if it does than your remote lead isnt giving it juice-