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Amp light is on but no power to my subs!

I bought some subs for my car and i am powering the with the kenwood kac-8101D amp. They worked for about 3 weeks the fuse blew out i bought a new 40a fuse the light on the amp is still on one of the subs works but at a low volume. I rewired everything and the grounds are good tested the wiring and they are good what good be the problem?my e-mail is robert_meeches@hotmail.com

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    Amp light is on but no power to the subs.

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Hi There.

When you say the 40 Amp fuse blew. Was it your mains battery fuse or was it the fuse on the amplifier? If it was the fuse on the amplifier then you may have hurt the amplifier. The Kenwood KAC-8101D is a 1000 Watt monoblock amplifier. Therefore if you say that 1 of your woofers is not playing, then it is almost certainly blown if you are sure it is connected correctly. Try disconnecting it and only running the woofer that tries to play. If this woofer is still working correctly, you will notice a drastic drop if the sound of your bass. The reason for this is because you have changed the impedance load on your amplifier due to the fact that the other woofer is not working. Have your working woofer checked and replace the faulty woofer then you should be banging again.

Hope this helps!!

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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