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I have a sony xplod 1000 watt amp, Worked perfect for a month, All of a sudden my subs stop working, But the power light on the amp is always still on. every great while my subs will work again, sometimes for 10 min sometimes for thirty seconds then they stop working again. then back on, off, on. Exc. but the power light is always on and green.

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Make sure ur running the right ohm load and if its two channel try bridging it. if already bridged unbridge another thing to check is rca wires i had the same prob with a 1000w explode 2 channel

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

  • madmasonq2 Oct 13, 2010

    Took my subs out of my box and Vola! The wiring was all messed up. Turns out one of my subs wheren't even hooked up! Thanks!

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