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2000 watt legacy predator amp

My protect light will not allow my subs to work why want it go off.

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  • Tryston May 05, 2008

    I unhooked all the wires but power remote and ground to my Soundstorm F2800 and it still has the protection light on what do i do????????

  • bigfoot0r May 05, 2009

    i have a 2000 watt legacy preditor amp and no matter what i do it goes into protect mode ive tries everything

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I want to disconnect amplifier and remove from car. The cable is still connected to the battery, is this likely to cause problems?
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Disconnect all speaker wires from the amplifier's speaker terminals and disconnect the RCA cables from the amp. If the amp still goes into protect, it probably has shorted output transistors.

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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