Im haveing an issue with it. it has been working great till now and all of a sudden yesterday morning it stoped working. Its got a power light on it that is normally green and now its running a slight yellow and once in a while flickers red. but at no point does it produce any sound out of any of the channels. i dont understand y. but the fuse on the outside looks like its in great condition. but im not sure if its an internal fuse. im not even sure the brand name but i put what it says on it in the product area
please help me ive had it for like 4 months and never ever had a single problem but i moved all the cables and remounted it and since then its been problematic. please and thank you.
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First disconnect the CD head unit from the sub amp and see if the other amp works. If yes, the problem is the wires to the amp, the amp itself, or the subs/sub wiring. If no, the problem is the head unit--probably an internal short. If the other amp works with the sub amp disconnected, reconnect the sub amp to the head unit, but disconnect the sub wires from the amp. Try the CD player. If the amp goes to protect with no speaker wires attached, the amp is bad. If the amp is OK, the problem is the subs or sub wires. Hook the wires up to the amp again, but disconnect them from the speakers. Try the player again. If the amp goes to protect, the problem is the amp wiring. If not, the problem is the subs. Check the impedance of each sub using an ohmmeter to determine which amp is out of spec. Please let me know if you have questions, and thanks for using Fixya.
good morning and welcome to fixya. not a bad setup you have here at all, you ned to start by checking the speaker wires inside the box to the connector inside and then the wires from connector to amp on outside. if everything looks fine there, then you need to check the amp for power out of the rca plugs to make sure the channel is not dead. if you are looking for a new amp you can try several different ones from fosgates new line up to soundstream's. im running 4 polk momo 12's on the tarantula amp and love it. they are great amps. hifonics also has a new line up pretty cool stuff, heard really good things about there stuff to. good luck and let me know so i can help you out.
If the amp still goes into protect mode, the easiest thing to do is disconnect the RCA cables from the amp and see if still goes into protect mode (after turning off/on). If it does, the issue lies in the amp or the wiring to/from the amp (most likely case). Check to make sure no speaker wires came loose and touched +12V or ground (car body). From the sound of it, my guess is something internal to the amp died and will need repair.
hi i had the same problem people suggest checking ground thats where you start at then if it aint ground for sure, the make sure you have good rca cables. If there good this is what happen to me i had a cheap ole pioneer 70 doller cd player the actual rc jacks from that cd player was making and horrible sound travel through my speakers im talking humming whinning everything im positive that this will solve your problem email me at email@example.com and let me no something if i helped or if ya need more help