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Amp will not come back on

We moved the ground wire for the stereo, and now the amp will not come back on. What could be the problem? We used a test light on the remote wire and other wires and we are getting power. when you turn the car on the red light comes on and goes right back off. Please help

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Try moving the ground wire back where it was and see if it works again. Most likely you have a bad ground. Try grounding your amplifier to your back seat mounting bolts if all possible. Try scraping the location 'til you see metal before you ground your amp as well. Hope this helps!

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