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I have a California Profile AP1000M amp and i bought it used. It worked fine for @ a week. Now I turn off my car and the amp stays on. I even put an in-line toggle on the remote wire. Even with the remote wire disconnected, the power stays on. The amp plays fine, but it gets hot as hell. Ive tried almost everything to check the problem. What could the problem be? It has a good ground, new remote wire, etc.

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You probably have a shorted part inside the amp

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