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Jl audio 500/1 amp

Recently hooked up amp to a jl15w3 had it hitting for about a min or two then all of a sudden it stopped hitting the amp stayed on then two min later everything turned off my amp and my capacitor tried hooking it again and the amp power light turns on when u hook up just the power and negative to amp then power light turns off after a min but when u hook up the remote and turn the stereo on the amp doesnt turn on

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You may have the amp set to turn on via an audio signal. Set the Signal Sensing switch to OFF.

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