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Does not turn off and drains the battery

The amp does not turn off. The amp is always on even when the car is off and it drains the car battery.

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  • Marlon Jul 22, 2009

    it is hooked to the stereo and when the stereo turns off so should the amp but it does not

  • Marlon Jul 22, 2009

    i have another amp hooked up the same exact way and it works just fine.

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Check your remote wire, AKA "REM".

If you other amplifier turns off properly when the stereo turns off. Try to find where that amp's REMote wire goes. (It will be a verry thin cable (compared to your 12v rail for power).

If all else fails, you can always connect your REMote wire to a 12v source (ANY 12v source that turns off with the vehicle) Such as a cigarette lighter socket, or any other 12v source that turns on and off with the car.

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Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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Do u have the amp hooked to a switched terminal of the igntion switch?

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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