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Sub kicking out full volume bass for no reason

Hi. My sub is driving me nuts. It (apparently randomly) goes to full volume, then will stay on for a random amount of time. It happens regardless of what is being played, what RCA leads are being used, or what input (left, right, or both). Moving the lead (at either the sub or amp end) *sometimes* makes the bass stop.
It's now doing it 30% of the time and is un-useable as a result. Someone in a hifi shop recommended taking unscrewing the back & blowing the connections with an aerosol blower which I did best I can, but the inside of the RCA's are mainly covered with plastic so I'm not sure that it would've done any good anyway.
Any help is much appreciated!

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  • BWtroubles Jan 26, 2008

    You're poo!

  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    SAME EXACT PROBLEM... SAME EXACT SUB... can anyone help??



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It's you power from the battery/alternator, it's not supplying enough power to kick it on, if you turn the volume down you'll notice that it'll stay on. You may need to re adjust the settings on your amp or get a bigger alternator, maybe even install a second battery.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    if it's a home theater try buying a amp. with a greater output, my last post was for auto, but the reasons are the same



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