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When i turn the speaker on,it shuts itself off.help

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If it is an amplified subwoofer, then it is likely that the amp is going into protect mode.
It sounds like either the sub (speaker) is blown, possibly a fried voice coil, or it could be the amp itself, over time the caps on the PCB dry out and fail.
I would disconect the speaker (keep the two wires from touching) and see if the amp then turns on and stays on. If it does then the speaker is faulty, if it still goes off then there is a more serious problem.

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Try turning it on and see if it shuts itself off, if so it is probably confused. I would put it in a dark closet for a week or so to teach it a lesson, then see what it does. Or you could unhook the speakers and see if it works fine, maybe your speaker wires are touching each other and grounding out something.

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