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Sony xm-1652z 1000 watt amp

My amp has been working fine since I put it in my truck 7 months ago then the other day it started cutting out then stopped working now it powers on but when you try to turn it up it blows the 30 amp fuses in the amp. I"m running 5 guage wire and I have a cap and I'm pushing a 1200 watt sony sub I don't know what to do it's driving me crazy if anyone can help me it would be greatly appreciated

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Re: sony xm-1652z 1000 watt amp

Ive also had that problem when the amp wasnt getting enough power as well ... so at low power it would work fine but when you turned the gain up it starved for power and blew the fuses or just cut out off and on

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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A loose or corroded connection can cause this not overlook possible loose fuse holder...also look into remote control line...also check speaker line for a loose or shorted connection...a loose connection in any of these locations can cause a spike in the current drawn from the power supply... a bad speaker can play at low volume but short at high volume; if the flex wires from frame to cone on the speaker start to fail, it happens at high volume first, and sounds like a crackle, and gradually becomes present at lower levels; a voice coil can warp at high signal levels, causing it to short intermittently, in addition, you might check the cooling capability of the amp...i don't recall whether you have a fan on this amp...

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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