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My amplifier Yes i have trouble brigdeing my amplifier everytime i try to the protection light comes on. My screws for to tightenend the speaker wire up are also kinda worn out and i cant really get them tight like want u think that may be the problem why and can these screws be replaced cuz i cant get them out.

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If it works OK when hooked up in stereo but not bridged, then you would look into the impedence as a problem. If it doesn't work when running stereo or bridged, then you may have a fried transistor/MOSFET in the output. If stereo is OK and bridged is nogo then try using an 8 ohm impedence when bridged.

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If you're bridging the amplifier you can't use a speaker or speaker combination under 4 ohms. If you have 2 4-ohm subs, or a dual voice coil sub that you're trying to run with the bridged amp, that may be your problem. The screws aren't designed to come out of the holes; they're supposed to just loosen or tighten the terminals. A loose wire in a terminal won't cause a protect light on the amplifier unless the wire is shorting to another terminal or to the case of the amp.

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