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Installed amp and offset light comes on, no sound out of speakers

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  • You have a ground loop somewhere. You need to check where your amp is screwed into at and make sure it is not to the metal on the car itself. Check your Power and Ground wire connections good to. What's happening is your amp is generating unnecessary DC current. Find your loose or shorted connection and this will go away. The majority of the time you have a loose or insufficient ground connection.

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Posted on May 20, 2011

  • sebring48566 May 20, 2011

    tried the ground, light stays on, no sound, offset light still on, what is offset

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    Iron May 20, 2011


    • The offset light is an indicator of a ground loop somewhere. This is from the manufacturer. Here is some more info on it. Says check the ground and power wire. Check the remote wire too and make sure the amp is not screwed into the car frame itself. The amp is either common grounded to the car or your ground, power or remote wire is not fitted properly. This is the only thing that will set off this particular LED with this AMP. You need to check things again. What I have explained is the only thing it could be.








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