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Amp arc i would love somebody's help with the trouble i'm having with my punch 5002 amplifier. when i hook it up it gets power but won't get any sound. wait it gets better. i checked all the connections and wiring, which is all good. i then pulled the speaker wire out of the sub. while removing them i got very brief sound. that prpted me to check the sub connections and the speaker connections on the amp. as far as i can tell, there is nothing wrong there either. if i try to hook up the ground speaker wire while the amp has power it arcs. why is it doing this!!!!! tell me!!! please!!! thanks, ruff

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Re: amp arc

What you need to do is first ground your amplifier securely then make sure all connections are fastened. don't remove the speaker connection and listen for sound. If there is no sound power down the unit, and send it to a repair shop because it sound like you may have damaged some components in the unit. But in order to come to this point you have to make sure you ground the unit properly and then make sure all of your connections are secure. Contact me once this is done and you are ready to do some tests.

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