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Ap 1000 amp checked wiring ground ect . the amp comes on when i turn the radio on at no volume and beats steady for no reason jumped remote wire same . plugged audio jacks and the same . please help

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The most common problem for the symptom you describe is a "ground loop". There's a slight difference in the ground potential between the source unit and the amp itself. It may be caused by a ground on one or both of the audio inputs. It may be caused by the amp case itself being fastened to a metal portion of the vehicle. It may be a grounded speaker lead.

Of course the amp itself could be defective.

1) Isolate the problem. Disconnect everything except power, ground, and remote.

2) Connect the subwoofer(s). If the symptom immediately returns, it's most likely the amp ground or a speaker lead.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

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  • cragerboy539 Mar 22, 2011

    yeah but how can i tell if the speaker aint hooked up

  • cragerboy539 Mar 22, 2011

    and check this out cant be a speaker lead if the audio jacks are off of it thats what kick over the amp to play the subs . saying the speakers get no wattage if audio jacks aint sending signal. cuz it makes bass for no reason when audio jacks aint hooked up right . the remote wire just makes the amp come on .

  • cragerboy539 Mar 22, 2011

    the word right was aimed to you meaning aint i right

  • cragerboy539 Mar 22, 2011

    hate to add to it but my amp isnt fastened to any metal . leads to box isnt touching anything .

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