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AMp keeps blowing fuses

Hi there, i have a rf2002 amp that ios wired correctly. however for some reason the amp itself keeps blowing its external fuse. literally as soon as i put oin in it fries. any ideas on why this is happeneing and if so how can it be fixed? thanks in advance i have a kenwood kac-7203 amp and it keeps blowing fuses.if i keep the volume low its fine.when i turn it up,fuse blows and no more bass!all i did was disconnect a 1400 watt infinity amp and simply installed this kenwood amp,i checked the ground and it seems fine.can you help me plz?

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    yeah i ahve the same problem its when i adjust my bass is when it blows

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When any amp blows fuses, this indicates that something is drawing too much current. The most common cause are components in the output stage and driver stages that have become defective.

On the amp that is blowing the fuse with the volume being turned up, this means that the output stage is partially working. The short or over-draw of current must be in the output stage, or what is loading it. It is possible in this case that a crossover in a speaker unit is defective, and is drawing too much current. I have seen this with especially sub-woofer crossovers, and the driver itself. Subs pull a lot of current because of the amount of drive power required to have very strong bass sounds. Other than that, this still does not rule out the possibility of the problem being defective components in the amplifier.

Jerry G.

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