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    My amp is used from a friend but he said was last known working. The red overcurrent light appears as soon as the amp receives power. This is the case when any combination of subs are attached or just 12v, ground and rem. The manual states two entirely different possible problems. Either to powerful signal or short in the speakers which cant be the case when they are not connected. The 12v line was tested at 12.38v. I do not have any capacitor but a 30amp in line fuse.


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Power Amp IC gone....replace it.

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