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Kendwood kac-848 audio problem

When i hook up my kenwood to my two kicker c12's it works at first but then when the bass hits hard, it cuts out, and i dont know why, what can i do to fix it, and how much will it cost?

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Are you sure you have the speakers wired to present a safe load to the amp?

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