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Low ohms light ! ! ! !

It plays music for like 25 not even 10 sec barely turned up and the low ohm light comes on im runing a 1000/1 jl audio amp , 2 w6v2 and a 1.2 farad cap and 4ga. wire slot ported box. help i dont wanna spend the money to get this fixed

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Re: low ohms light ! ! ! !

How are the speaker wired and what is the ihms for the speakers?

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When i turn the volume up my jl 1000/1 amp turns off then turns back on when the volume is low what can i do to fix this?

2 things, either your pushing too much power into the imputs (if using high inputs) and clipping the signal, or your running the ohms too low (lower then the amp can handle safely) by running multiple speakers of too low an ohm each. For example if your amp is 4 ohm stable and your running 2 4 ohm speakers in parallel that makes 2ohms and the amp can't handle a load that low. You can consult your manual and it will give you illistrations of wiring and ohm loads

Oct 26, 2009 | Jl Audio 1000/1 Car Audio Amplifier

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Low ohm light on 500/5 front left channel doesn't work.

The first thing is to meter all the speakers with a volt/ohm meter. They should read somewhere between 2-6 ohms. If they meter good try swapping the RCA's and see if there is any difference. But if both of those check out ok than. Unfortunately it would appear that your amp has a bad output channel. What seems to happen is that when the amp is cycled off and on, off and on etc. the solder on the PCB can get brittle causing problems. The only answer i can offer is to send it to JL to repair or find a good repair shop that works on car audio amps. It's getting harder to find a good tech but they are out there. If you send it to JL they have a set repair rate of $180.00 which covers the return postage while the customer pays the shipping cost getting it there. They do an excellent job and pretty much go thru the whole board and replace not only what is wrong but will also perform any mods or changes since date of manufacture.

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Low ohm light stays on my jl 1000/1

you have your amp wired at too low of an ohm load for the amplifier. This is why it is doing this. Jl amps are awesome and pretty much make everything idiot proof. Not calling you an idiot but go online and search for that model on then look on either the box your subwoofers came in or on the back of your subwoofers. Find out which ohm load they are and how many voice coils. Next go to and find the subwoofer wiring diagrams close to the top of the page. Then enter in your information on your sub's impedence and how many you have then it will give you the wiring options that you have and it will probly tell you you are wired at like a .5 ohm load. And let me guess you turn it up too long or too loud and your amp gets hot and it goes into protection.

Jun 09, 2009 | Jl Audio 1000/1 Car Audio Amplifier

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Will a JL audio 1000/1 amp run a orion HCCA 15

Hello evopower,

The JL 1000/1 will power the Orion HCCA OK.

It is stable only to 1.5 ohms so your best choice would be the 15.4 with dual 4ohm voice coils. In parallel, this would offer a 2ohm impedance. The 15.2 could only be wired for either a 1ohm load (too low) or a 4ohm load (less power).

Hope this helps.

May 16, 2009 | Jl Audio 1000/1 Car Audio Amplifier

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Jl audio 1000/1 low voltage -keeps shutting off at high volume

You should definitely upgrade the power wire to the sub amp to 4 gauge -absolutely your choking your amp its starving for current-poor thing is starving !!!!!!!

Apr 16, 2009 | Jl Audio 1000/1 Car Audio Amplifier

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Low ohm light comes on and loud humming sound comes from amp and sub have a j1000 and 13 w7

nice set up, how many speakers are you running? you have something wired up weird causing the ohm level to drop to low. we can fix this let me know and ill help you.

Mar 07, 2009 | Jl Audio 1000/1 Car Audio Amplifier

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JL audio 500/1 produces barely any sound

have you checked the input sensor on the amp?

Oct 28, 2008 | Jl Audio 500/1 Car Audio Amplifier

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Jl audio 1000/1 amp

disconnect power and remote for 15min

Aug 24, 2008 | Jl Audio 1000/1 Car Audio Amplifier

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JL Audio 1000/1

Check the resistance between the positive and negative terminals of the speakers. There should be atleast 1 ohm of reistance depending on your set up... if there is very little there is a short in your wiring. If not remove the wires from the amp and now check the resistance between the termanls on the amp...there should be no condinuity...if there is your amp has short circited out.

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