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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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I have a Legacy Predator 2000 watt amp with 2 12'' Kicker speakers. It has been in my car for about a year now, and it recently just stopped working. I have the green light to the amp, im not sure about...


If you have checked your ground, live, remote and RCA's, The problem may lie with your kicker speakers.
There may be a loose wire connection on the speaker terminals (hense no sound).
Check the terminals at the speaker (+) and (-) then check the speaker wires to your amp inputs.
Usually if there is a fault with any wires linked to your amp, the amp goes into protect mode.
If your amp is not going into protect mode, try linking a different speaker to each terminal on your amp (left) then (right). If you get sound through a different speaker, more than likey your speaker wire to your kickers has came loose (due to vibrations) or there is a break in your speaker wire.

Hope this helps. If any more info is needed I'd be happy to help more. Please rate if helpful

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if the protect light is still on with all speakers disconected then you have overloaded the internal ic and blown it beyound its ability to reset

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Is that on all the time or are you saying the light is on? If that light is always on that just means it's protecting your amp. If it's off and not playing bass then your in trouble

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A 1000 WATT AMP HAS PROBABLY GONE INTO PROTECTION MODE BECAUSE YOU ARE TRYING TO RUN 1600 WATT SUBS COMBINED

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Are you setting the bridge switch for both left and right or are you trying to run both subs off of one set of terminals? If you running the subs off one set of terminals you are effectively running the amp below 2ohms and thus the amp is not 2ohm stable and you will destroy it.

Some amps actually all ready run a bridged output for left/right operation, this could also be the reason why the protection circuit is kicking on.

Either way it's a component mismatch and you either need a stronger amp or different subwoofer setup.

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