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MTX 8302 sound just quit on front speakers

I have an MTX 81000D for subs MTX 8302 and 6500 hooked up to kenwood kdc-z919. The other da the sound was cutting out on ftront speakers then everything was ok. Three days later I was driving the sound started cutting out again a couple of times then finally everything up front quit. I still have some sund when you put your ear to the front speakers but they are drowned ot by subs and back deck speakers. The 8302 amp was really hot I noticed compared to the other ones. Could this amp be blown due to heat?? The led comes on but no amplification to the speakers that are hooked up to it?? I am not an expert though I didn't put this set up together a sound place did. Thanks Dan

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Re: MTX 8302 sound just quit on front speakers

Hi Dan....Have you had any other service or installs shortly prior to the onset of clipping? In any case, the 8302 has Onboard Thermal Protection which is kicking in due to excessive heat. If you've had this running fine for a period of time, by that I mean at least a month, then we need to focus on why you're suddenly overheating......please update your post with any further information and progress.....good luck my friend

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