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Subwoofer not playing

Alrite i got a 10'' Alpine Type R in a seal box with a MRP-M500 amp and i got everything hooked up correctly, remote works, tried 2 different rca's one of witch is brand new the other is a couple months old, the batter wire is good and so is ground and speaker wire. The amp is brand new so is the sub so niether are blown, but nothing is working. The head unit is brand new as well. Wut the hell could be the problem?

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  • gscata1018 Mar 17, 2010

    tried the fuses, i even tried a new terminal to the box and new speaker wire and still nothing. I even returned my sub and got a an even newer one and still nothing. It doesn't make sense, i dont think i blew n e thing cuz everything is brand new no sound has ever cum through the amp or speaker ever, everything is brnd new and hooked up correctly it just wont play, this problem has been like this for the last 2 + weeks!!! Some one pls help this thing is driving me crazy

  • gscata1018 Mar 22, 2010

    yea the amp is good its brand new out of the box, and at no point were ground and battery touching

  • gscata1018 Mar 26, 2010

    yea everything is brand new out of the box i even returned the speaker and amp and got a new set of both with the new wiring(RCA's, speaker wire, ground, except remote but the amp turns on so it couldnt b the remote. The headunit is brand new and yes the sw setting is ON on the hu....this has been driving me crazy for weeks

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Fuses?

Posted on Mar 15, 2010

  • Sinewavz Mar 17, 2010

    Have you had the amp tested?

  • Sinewavz Mar 23, 2010

    Is your head unit sub out on (if it has one) ?

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