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Amp works when it wants to

Power light comes on when you cut the car on and goes right back off... also the amp cuts on and off whenever it wants to....

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Of course, the silly things should be checked, like that power is continuous, and your 12V Main and ground are secure. Also may want to check the remote wire to be sure that voltage is constant and at the proper voltage. If that's not the case, check your fuses, both on the amplifier and off the battery to be sure those connections are good.

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