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My sub in my car only runs when the car is parked

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YOU MIGHT HAVE THE AMP REMOTE WIRE SOMEHOW HOOKED UP TO YOUR PARKING LIGHT DO YOU HAVE ANY LIGHT THAT COMES ON WHEN YOUR IN PARK?

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