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So my jl 500/1 v2 has power and no audio... i get 3 ohm when i use the voltmeter on the amp the sub but no voltage? is this a fuse problem or am i an *** who has no idea how to troubleshoot

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Okay lets go step by step. First check and sure you have battery voltage and twelve volt turn on on the remote term. of your amp. Be sure u have a ground also. Next take your speaker leads disconnect them and pop them with a battery, and make sure it pops. I(f that all passes you need to make sure your amp is getting an input signal because you could have a bad rca cable.

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

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  • plumpninja Aug 20, 2010

    ok when i put the meter on the 12v power wire i get like... 19.5 volts. the remote wire is fine becuase the amp is on with a green light. the ground should be good i sanded down a spot and bolted a fatty in there. speaker leads? like the wire from the amp to the sub box? the RCA are brand spankin new

  • plumpninja Aug 20, 2010

    ok so the battery trick works! so i dont have to buy a new speaker ha. maybe just the amp

  • plumpninja Aug 20, 2010

    uhh whats next? now i am using a line converter it IS installed properly but how i would know for sure... idk. becuase i cant get any sound

  • plumpninja Aug 20, 2010

    im sorry im anxious. anyways iv noticed the rca plugs into the amp are kinda loosey goosey. i mean thats not normal but is it the problem and can i fix it?

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