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There is no power...to it...it happened when i was tightening the power wire

Hello my main power wire came out and so i decided to tighting it back in, while in the process of tightening it part of the screw driver touched a metal part of the amp and now it wont work there not even power to it? what happened

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  • Perry Babin May 11, 2010

    If there is no voltage at the amplifier's end of the main power wire, you likely blew the fuse (the one in the main power wire near the battery).

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Hello warpartybmt,

Sounds like you shorted power to ground. Such a short most likely blew the power fuse.

You do not say whether you did the original install or if it was performed by an aftermarket audio shop. A normal amp installation usually includes a "primary" fuse located within a few inches of the battery positive (+) terminal. Look for a fuseholder close to the battery and check the fuse. Below is an image of one such fuseholder. Yours may look similar or it may be a "tube" with a glass fuse.

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Hope this helps.

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