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Hi martineztag
You should never connect a load of an impedance less than the min the amp is able to drive. This can have disastrous consequences that may easily result in failure of the amps output stages. You need to use a different configuration that does not overload the amp in this manner for safe operation.
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Kicker... | Answered on Jan 27, 2011


go get a noise reduction box radio shack selld them for 20 bucks

Kicker... | Answered on Dec 05, 2010


If you can smell burning I would say your voice coils are shot... My friend has a older Kicker subwoofer and it was doing the same thing you described... We took it in and the audio repair shop said it was toast.

Kicker... | Answered on Mar 29, 2007


Here is your answer: https://www.fixya.com/support/t10052958-sx650_1_kicker_locked

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Oct 04, 2020


Hi Hector, if all the wiring is connected properly, you then mite have a problem on the circuit board, or with the subwoofer itself. While its switched off try moving the switches one or two times just in case there is a dry contact. Next would be to take in the unit for an independant bench test before opening the unit. Cheers.

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Apr 04, 2020


About all you can do if your really wanting to "fix" it, is tear it apart & completely recoil both voice coils.
Otherwise you can just run it on the one good side like a single voice coil sub.

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Oct 08, 2019


It belongs in the 4 port molex that has the RED, Blue Blue/white and last wire should be black

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Jul 24, 2019


If going sealed I would aim somewhere in the 1.5 to 2.0cuft area. That sub can go in a 1.0 cu ft box to 2.4 depending on the room you he the bigger is usually better for sound quality

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Apr 26, 2019


First, that amp, has too much power for that sub. Even though it isn't really outputting 2500 watts, (realistically putting out 650 watts). That sub is only rated to handle 150 RMS, 300 Peak, 1000 watts will blow that sub very quickly.

First thing you need to do is find a sub which better matches the output of your amp.

The second thing, you need to make sure that your vehicle's electrical system is able to handle the additional current draw.

Address these things before you install your gear.

I've been a 12v installer for going on 28 years

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Feb 10, 2019


Three times its volume so 4ft^2

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Dec 17, 2018

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