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Wont power on

I attach the ground and power wires, and the antenna wire and nothing happens

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  • Perry Babin May 11, 2010

    With your multimeter set to DC volts, the black meter probe on the ground terminal of the amp (not on the point where the ground wire connected to the vehicle) and the head unit on (so the amp will have remote voltage applied), touch the red probe alternately to the B+ and remote terminals of the amp. If the voltage is below ~11 volts, you need to check the wiring feeding whichever line is too low. If both the B+ and remote turn-on lines are low and your battery is fully charged, you may have a bad ground connection.

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Ssometimes the antenna wire is not enough to turn on the amp , some cars use relays in thier power antenna turn on set up which require low 500 ma 's . hit the amps turn on post with 12 volts directly from a jumper wire with alligator clips from main poower wire , if it still wont tunr on the amp the amp may be faulty , also check amps ground , metal its grounded must be free of paint , undercoating rug ect ....

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