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My subwoofers have a heart beat to them

I dont know the number subwoofers are all i know is that they are directed subs and the amp is fine but i cant get the subs to work,, the subs will thump but it sounds like a heart beat???

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Ok.... FIRST COMMON PROBLEM: recheck your ground connection. Make sure that your amps ground wire is securely bolted to the metal body of your car. Not only that- yo uhave to scrape or use sandpapar to make sure that the terminal is touching bare metal.. this is a very common problem. Nobody realizes that the ground connection is just as impoarant as the power connection... Next unplug youir rca cables from the amp. If the heartbeating goes away then mabye you have a rca cable or deck issue. If you can wiggle the rcas at the amp and make it heartbeat more or less.. then perhaps the rca terminals have come unsoldered form the circuit board... in any case without me looking at it personally this is about all i can tell you. CHeck your connections and GOOD LUCK!!!!!

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