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My kicker amp turns off

I have a kicker zx1000/1 amp pushing 2 cvr 12" subwoofers and i have 1.5 farad capacitor hooked up also with a jensen flip out indash dvd player and when i turn my volume up to any thing above 20 and the bass hits the amp will shut off for about 5 seconds and come back on it does not go on protect it just turns off what could be the problem

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It sounds like you may have the load impedance too low. How many voice coils per woofer? How many ohms is each coil? If you have DVC woofers, are the coils for each woofer wired in series or parallel? Are the speakers wired in series or parallel. Let me know if you need me to clarify anything.

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  • Cheechaar337 Apr 04, 2012

    I have the same problem with the same amp n am only pushing one 12 l7
    I have take. Off my cap off it worked a lot better but my lights would dim too much n the Amp would still turn off only if an in idle but while driving it'll be fine
    I them installed a second battery thinking it was my voltage n now I could play bass while idle but it still turns off if I have the car off with the key turn back

  • David Bogan Mar 29, 2014

    check your wiring if the wiring is too small or nowt allowing enough amperage the amp will not push at min you have to run 2ga wiring



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