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Wires keep breaking

I have 2 Kicker CVR's and the wires from the coil to the connector keep breaking. I had 2 previously with the same problem and lucky for me the guy at the store where I bought them replaced them. But now same issue with these two new ones. I tried replacing the wire with regular speaker wire but that lasted about a day. Any suggestion on a good wire I can use so I don't keep having this problem?

According to a shop around my neighborhood, Kickers are known for the wires breaking, even on the new Kickers.

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Hell yeah dude havin the same prob. here do u know where i can take mine to have them fixed????
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