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Only works for RADIO!!!

I have a JL audio sub hooked up to a JL audio e1200 amp, everything has been run properly, the amp turns on but only for the radio.... when i switch it to CD the amp automatically shuts off

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Re: only works for RADIO!!!

You're using the wrong control lead. There should be an amp control lead. You're using the power antenna lead.

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