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Amp keeps kicking off? Power Protector?

One day, while driving, my amp decides to kick off. So i checked all my fuses and re-wired everything to try and solve the problem, with no success. This is what i know. When the amp kicks off, it is usually during a bass beat. The 'Power/Protector LED' turns from Green to Red? No flashing just a solid red. When the amp does kick off i can turn off, then back on the stereo and the amp will work for a min or so. The car battery is only 2 years old and this system has worked fine for about 2 years. Thanks.

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Re: Amp keeps kicking off? Power Protector?

As long as your powers and grounds are good(make very sure your ground is ok) then either you have a intermittent short in one of the subs or the amp is getting ready to die lol.. The sony amps are notorious for faulure-the quality is just not there... Is the amp really hot??? the only other thing you coudl try is to ass a fan or two in it or around it and see if that helps it out..

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