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Kicker solobarrick...still not working...

I have a kicker L7 DVC 15inch trying to wire it up in my box and amp..i already have a woofer in there but i cannot get the woofer to work..i looked at the wiring that crutchfield had said, but it will not work...i have tried to wire it up in series and parallel.i have a MA audio 1000watt mono block amp.. when i wire it up the protect light comes on in my the sub just blown?


A previous post was up and i did try to wire up the sub in series but it still does the same thing...still going into protect mode..

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Re: Kicker solobarrick...still not working...

Check ur ohms you are probably running to low.....

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

Re: Kicker solobarrick...still not working...

Kicker aint kickin? warranty,warranty,warranty!!!

Posted on Oct 20, 2007

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Hi yeahonda,


Your Kicker L7 Ohms may be too low for the MA Audio Mono block amp. The MA Audio Amp is probably 2 Ohm Stable. The kicker will either be 2 ohm or 4 ohm Dual voice coil.   To eliminate the low ohms as a possible threat to causing the map to go into Protect, Wire the kicker Voice Coils in Series.  This adds the ohms, so that you either have 4 or 8 ohms. 

I am using the following codes to show wiring. VC1+ stands for the Kicker  Subs Voice Coil #1 Postive post. AO+ is the MA audio Amp output positive.


AO+ to VC1+

VC1- to VC2+

VC2- to AO-


This shopuld give you 4 or 8 ohm depending on the 15" L7 setup.  Crutchfield does not carry the Kicker  L7 in 15" They do  have the L5 in 15".


If you know how to read a Volt Ohm Meter, set it to OHMs 20 and measure across VC1+ to VC1- and you should see between 1.5 and 5 ohms..  Do the Same with VC2+ to VC2-.  you should see the same voltage. Also read from the Voice coil metal housing to VC1+ , VC1-, VC2+, and VC2-. and you should not read any ohmage to the case. The meter should say OL, or -1.

Good luck. 

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