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Alpine stereo car deck installed in place of factory Bose with

Factory amp 93 audi 100.now stereo system pops through speakers when a sourc input is chosen or a new song plays or key off & key on.plays well once started .pops every song change.So far I am told that the factory amp needs to be bypassed.I have no interest in doing that. The remote wire is hooked to provide power to the car amp.Otherwise no sound at all.The internal amp of the Alpine deck is turned off & the speakers are powered by the RCA jacks on the alpine deck.Audi speakers are all amplified from factory.Plus audi has front & rear amps in the car.It would be an active Bose system.Not a passive one.

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  • shakotko Mar 12, 2009

    Thank you for replying to my audi stereo popping noise.In spite of being told that my only hope was to replace the factory amp ,I still wasn't prepared to do that.As a result ,I continued looking for an alternate solution.It was suggested to me by a tech at PAC in Calif that I should install a ground loop eliminator in series with the stereo RCA jacks of the head unit.I purchased 2 & installed them & problem instantly solved.5 minutes work.Factory amp is plenty good enough for me in this case.
    Thanks for replying  anyway.
      Shakotko

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    do i hook up both remote wires from left and right side of amp

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What you have been told is correct, these proprietary systems are great for the manufacturer, but when they start to have issues (and they will) they leave you 2 options: pay through the nose to stay original or replace the amps with new ones....the upside of this is aftermarket amps are soooo mugh better than stock that it is lauhgable.

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  • Robert marquette Mar 12, 2009

    Outstanding, those ground loop capacitors should last awhile, if problems come back remove ground loop and touch rca ends together to dischare then reinstall.

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