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Where does the blue wire on my amp connect to the head unit ?

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Connect it to the blue and white wire on the head unit if it has two blue wires. if only one blue wire, use that one.

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Phono leads connect to the output terminals on the back of your head unit, Then connect to the input terminals on your amp.

The remote wire connects to the amp remote wire behind your head unit (if don't have a wire labeled amp behind the head unit then it usually a blue and white wire).

The power lead from your battery connects to the 12v or PWR terminal on your amp.

Then the Ground wire connects to a rust, dust and paint free area on your car (bolted down), Try behind your rear seats and find a bolt already there. This wire then connects to the GRND terminal on your amp.

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The green wires are for signal input to the included amp and should be connected to a pair of RCA preamp outputs on your head unit. The thin blue wire connects from "remote" on the amp to a switched 12V output on the head unit (usually blue or blue/white). The red wire is for power and goes through the fuse to positive battery. You also need to connect the amp terminal marked "ground" to the metallic chassis of your vehicle, within a distance of about 1/2 meter or less. There's usually a short piece of wire with black insulation included in most amp wiring kits. If your Fusion sub did not come with such a wire, you can use any wire that is the same gauge (or bigger) than the red power wire.

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Hello octoberburni,

No it is not normal for the amp to stay on when you turn the ignition off. And yes, it will definitely drain your battery if this condition is not corrected.

Use a multimeter set to volts and check between the ground connection (right connector) and remote turn-on connection (center connector) on the amp itself. You should have approximately 12V when the ignition and your head unit is on. And 0V when they are off. If you measure voltage when the ignition and head unit are off, either the incorrect wire is connected to the remote terminal, or the defect is in your head unit. If you measure OK, that is voltage present when ignition and head unit are on, and no voltage when they are off, then the problem is most likely in the amp itself. If you find voltage on the remote wire all the time, check to see that it is coming from the correct output from the head unit. Most aftermarket head units use a blue or a blue/white wire for the remote amp turn-on lead. Many (most) stock OEM receivers do not have a remote amp turn-on lead. But they may have a power antenna lead which will serve the same purpose. In any case, just insure that the correct wire is connected to the amp. It should have voltage when the head unit is on and no voltage when the head unit is off.

In either case, if everything else is still working with the amp, you can simply wire in a manual toggle switch to turn the amp off or on whenever you desire. A SPST (single pole-single throw) toggle switch is what you need. If the problem is in the head unit wire, put the toggle switch inline with the remote wire and mount it somewhere handy on or near the dash. If the problem is not in the remote wire, you'll need to put the toggle inline with the main power wire, the one marked "12V" (left connector) on the amp. In this case, you need to make sure that you have a heavy duty toggle switch, one that will handle more amps than your primary fuse. You may need to look under the hood for the fuse to check it's value.

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2.Connecting the switched 12vdc input wire to a switched 12vdc source to power the head units primary functions.

3.Connecting the remote output wire (typically a blue wire) from the in-dash head unit to the correct terminal on the amp, so the amp will only power up when the head unit is on.

4 Remember to run the signal (speaker) wires in a chase separated from the amps power wires, so as to avoid a buzzing noise in the speakers.

5. Always use an in-line fuse on the amp and the head units main power wires.

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