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Subwoofers not bumpin, amp is still on

I have just upgraded from two kenwood 12's w/ 200 rms, i now have two kicker cvr 2 ohm dvc, and now my subs have cut out and wont come back on and no fuses are blown, and the amps light is still on, im pretty sure ihave them hooked up right for my amp which is a kenwood kac-9152d, please need help thank you

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  • howdoiuhhhh Apr 27, 2008

    the amp has a good power source, good ground. i tried hooking up one of the kenwood subs i had, and no power either, to either channel on the amp. didnt see any pinches in the speaker wire...that would short circuit it right??

  • howdoiuhhhh Apr 27, 2008

    i tried hooking another amp up in my truck with one of my old subs and different speaker wire, and same thing, power on the amp was on but no sound. so its not the amp or subs....right? maybe rca cables or something but i dont see how they would just go bad!!

  • Cameronharmo Aug 17, 2008

    i wuz goin down the road and my stuff cuts off, tried cables from mini amp for highs power ground and remote good but the rca cables from the highs amp wouldnt make the subs hit but the sub rca cables would make highs hit put new amp in and still same problem

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Check to make sure there is a good input to the amp. Next check each sub to another source to make sure they are good. Look for any reset on the amp.

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    Scott Apr 26, 2008

    So what have you tried? Is there a good source to the amp? Is the problem isolated to the amp only?

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    Scott Apr 27, 2008

    A pinch could short circuit it. Try this just as a test - To guarantee the subs are good, grab a home stereo receiver with audio jacks on back. It doesn't matter the ohms because it will only be a moment of a test. Connect the Receiver to the subs. Just want to see if the subs respond. Highly unlikely they both blew but at this point it will feel good to know for sure. My gut feeling then leaves me with one of two things left then. On the Amp there should be a trigger wire that kicks on the amp that often connect the radio. If not, you might want to take it into the shop to make sure the amp itself isn't blown or bad.


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    Scott Apr 28, 2008

    Could be a bad connector somewhere in the source wire or the receiver head unit is causing issues with it's audio out? If you can easily get behind, just run long another pair of RCA wires around to the Amp to see if it's a wiring problem that developed.


    Keep After it!

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