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Re: Amp shutting off
Check your speaker load and/or bridging impedence. You didn't say anything about what kind of speaker load you were applying. Also make sure you have a large enough wire for both your battery input and ground connection. If you can pull all your speakers off this unit (after turning it off, of course)and it then will stay on, then either one of the previous suggestions may be the problem. If it still shuts off, then you have a blown amp probably. Good luck.
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installed my Audiobahn A2300HCX amp to my kenwood head unit. Just got this amp off ebay, ran all my wires for my amp. Finally it was time to hear it BUMP, but nothing... As i calmed down form woundering bout if i got ripped off on ebay, i recheck all my wires, reground the wire to an other spot, check my fuse on amp, and inline fuse from power wire off battery, AGAIN NOTHING.......... FINALLY had an idea bout jumping a wire from the power terminal (off the amp) to the remote terminal (off the amp), AND BOOOOM my amp kicked on... TURNS out it was my remote wire off the head unit off the harness was bad never hooked up an amp to it before. BUT dont leave it that way the amp will stay on all the time i only did it to see if it works. THANK GOD IT WASNT THE AMP
the first thing I would be doing would be to disconect the leds & return the system to standard if your power returns the problem is with the leds did your well meaning son install a relay when he fitted the leds if not they are probably robbing power thereby causeing slow opperation of the fuel pump or weakened spark
turn on the amp and you know that the amp is good and you hear nothing
1. paralell wiring on speakers that are the wrong impedance very often will silence speakers to a eternal sleep along with that amp.
2. 4 ohm speakers mistaken for 2 ohm and are 8 ohm speakers mistaken for 4 ohm, the amp sees this load and it causes a overload on either side of the amp internal filter
( that's what makes the "pop sound") amp pops inside, literally makes a "pop" sound
you get a no sound
New amp sounds messed up... grounds are bad and sometimes the amp tries to draw power but cant... So it immediately goes to protect... All jacked up... Audio specialist could help... Repair shop if local ..
Do you have the switch or activate wire on the new amp. to the right hookup? If you do, then theres a problem with the amp and if your not a tech these can be a difficult thing to trouble shoot. Take back the amp or seek out a pro to test it on a bench. Good Luck