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I dont know if I have everything hooked up right or not, I thought I did, but when I turn on the car to power the amp to the subs the subs just start giving off a loud constant bass that is to no music or anything. So I was wondering what could be the problem

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You might check the grounding connections where inputs of amp are connected. Sounds like you have an open (unconnected ground) circuit

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