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Is it my amp not working?

Hi dont no if u can help but i have a problem with my sound system,

everything seems to be wired up correctly but my sub only seems to working as a speaker, and my 6x9's arnt producing any sound at all. My amp Led is on but im not convinced its working properly.

The whole system is kenwood, the amp is 1000w and the sub is 800w

does anyone have any ideas whats wrong?

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  • rob324 May 30, 2008

    cheers maybe it is that with the amp,



    i forgot to say the sub is working fine because it was used and was working fine.

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First, provide the amp model number. Second, ensure that you are not using a Front or Rear line-out of the radio and have the radio in High Pass Only mode. Third, ensure that the switch located on the amp is is LP (low pass) mode and that you turn down the frequency control on the amp to somewhere around 80 or below. If none of those things are doing the job then you need to ensure that you have grounded the amp securely with it's own ground (not with a factory bolt or screw) on the floor of the vehicle. Scrape away any paint and use a self tapping bolt without over-tightening it. Also ensure that your power lead at the battery is tight as can be and that the connection is clean. Hope this at least helps determine if the amp is at fault or not.
Good Luck! Dan

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Maybe the amp is fr the high and lows because if its bass that shukd do it but most of the time it could also be that the sub is poped

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