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Car amp I shorted out my stereo and deck, fixed it, and now the power light on my amp turns on but i can't get any sound to come out my speakers.

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    my kenwood 541 it comes on but no sound coming out but when i touch the board it makes a humming sound

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Dennis my 1995 lincoln towncar JBL radio quit producing sound the system comes on fine but I get no sound could u help me please, what is the problem?


The Amp in the trunk might have blown,
Town Car Radio Wire Diagram
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Pink/Light Blue
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow/Black
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/Light Green
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Light Blue/Red
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Blue/Red
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Blue
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Trunk
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 5? x 7? Speakersir?t=modilife-20&l=as2&o=1&a=b00009uhre
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Orange/Light Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue/White
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green/Orange
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6? x 9? Speakers[img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=modilife-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B00009UHRE" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="">
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Gray/Light Blue
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Tan/Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Orange/Red
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Pink
Check the fuses

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I got a mtx jackhammer 2400 watt amp. when i hooked it all up and turned it on i am just getting 12 volt on the speaker output wires and no sound. it is just compressing the speakers and that is it. any...


verify your amps input. hook up a portable cd player with a headphone to rca "y" adapter to the amp and try that, to make sure it isnt an issue with the reciever/cd deck oir the input circuit. if the amp works correctly with the protable cd player/ walkman.mp3 player whatever, instead of the car deck, then something is wrong with your decks audio output. if it does not work with a secondary input device then perhaps you have the power hooked wrong. there should be both a red and yellow power lead from the amp, the red should be connected directly to the battery, and the yellow to the "acc on" (any circuit that turns on only when the car or stereo is turned on, sometimes connected directly to the stereo). both can be connected directly to the battery, but the yellow would need a switch, in that case, to turn the amp off when not in use.

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My 2004 Grand Am GT Stereo Issue


I had the same problem when I changed out the factory cd player. I finally found the problem was that grand am gt cars have a couple of amplifiers with crossovers in them for the speakers and the after market stereos put out sound that has been slightly amplified already and when you hook up your new stereo to the wiring harness your sending amplified sound from your stereo the the factory amp then to the speakers this sometimes messes with he sound and clarity of the sound. My car is 2002 and the factory amps are located 1 under the glove box and 2 in the trunk behind the carpet on the drivers side. The amp and crossover in the front is to split the signal for the door speaker and the tweeter by the mirror and the amp in the trunk is to split the signal for the two way speaker in the back by the back window witch if they are like my factory speakers have 2 wiring harnesses connected to each speaker. the only way I could get mine to sound good was to run new wires from your stereo directly to the speakers and bypass the factory amps. This may not be the only way to fix this issue but it was the only way I could figure it out. I hope this helps

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I just hook up an after market cd player up in my 2001 chrysler 300m and the radio play but the cd player want play, it turns on and everything just no sound. do anyone have any ideas of what i did wrong?


DOES THE RADIO PLAY? HERE ARE THE FACTORY WIRING COLORS FOR THE RADIO HARNESS, RECHECK YOUR WORK. IF U FIND NOTHING THEN IF THE RADIO PLAYS THE CD PLAYER IS DEFECTIVE, IT HAPPENS BELIEVE ME.

2001 Chrysler 300M Car Stereo Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Pink
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Chassis or Strap
Car Radio Illumination Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Orange
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Orange/Red
Car Stereo Cell Phone Mute Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Located under the rear deck in the trunk.
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Red
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Violet
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Blue/Red
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown/Yellow
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Light Blue
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Blue/Orange

Nov 05, 2009 | 2000 Chrysler 300M

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I get a pop from the sub when the power comes on.


This is caused because the stereo you have put in, is a high power output, or higher than the factory and puts that extra power into the factory amp systems causing the amp to surge the power to the speaker resulting in the pop sound,most newer cars use a stereo system without an internal amp so as to reduce heat and a external amp in usually under a seat or dash and a high power stereo boost the output of the amp.

Sep 27, 2009 | Car Audio & Video

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My clarion cd player in my boat was working fine now it says amp grd. I have looked but i see nothing unhooked what can i do to get sound out of my speakers?


Remove all the speaker wires.

Power the radio back on and verify it is not the radio at fault.

If it powers up, check the speakers with a Digital Multimeter set to OHMS 20x.

Each speaker should have a resistance of 4 ohms. (or 8 in some cases)

Any variance (+/- .5ohms) means the voicecoil is blown, and replace that speaker.


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Alpine stereo car deck installed in place of factory Bose with


What you have been told is correct, these proprietary systems are great for the manufacturer, but when they start to have issues (and they will) they leave you 2 options: pay through the nose to stay original or replace the amps with new ones....the upside of this is aftermarket amps are soooo mugh better than stock that it is lauhgable.

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Amp Power light will not go on. Protection light is lit- Thump sound in speakers


It probably has shorted output transistors. To eliminate other possible causes, read through the following page.

Amplifier in Protect Mode - Troubleshooting

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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No sound


you may have a blown speaker...many cd decks will shut off their audio circuits when a speaker is blown to protect from shorting out. Go to the back of the deck and try disconnecting speakers one by one. You will have to turn the deck off and back on each time. Hope this helps!

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