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Infinity Basslink 2

I just installed a Basslink 2 in a ford Ranger 2000. Using speaker line outputs, 8 guage wire to pos, good ground etc.. The unit works well with the car off, but will not work with the car running. The power light remains lit but no bass. Any suggestions? Thanks

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Re: Infinity Basslink 2

Follow these instuctions and piece together where you went wrong. Sounds like a wiring fault.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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