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Subs not working but amp is

Hey my subs stopped working on me the other day so today I was checking found an un-related problem with the amp so I changed it out but am still having problems, I have even tried changing RCA cables from the deck to the amp, and checking the wires from the amp to the cone of the Sub but all was ok. They would stop before but come back on, either on there own or if I hit a good bump

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  • Jeremy Strong Jul 02, 2007

    Nope didn't work, I changed grounds and still no reponse from the Subs, the Amp still has complete power and getting power to the cones on the subs...

  • Jeremy Strong Jul 03, 2007

    I mean that I can touch the pen light to the wire going into the sub right up to where it disapears and still get it to light up, the subs aren't even responding to anything unless I remove the black wire from the amp and touch the penlight to where it connects to the sub then it trys to repsond (it kinda crackles for a second then nothing) I am only using one amp for both subs (if that is what you mean by running a seperate crossover)

  • sclower91 Dec 22, 2008

    My subs are only a few months old, and the other day they started cutting in and out and now I'm getting no sound. The amp is fine, the fuses are fine, the fuses under my hood and under my seat are fine, the wires aren't burnt or anything...I literally have no idea what it could be

  • AIRFORCEJLG Jan 10, 2009

    i have the same problem , i took my sub out to make room for the holidays and when i put it back in i get nothing , no sound. i have checked all the wires like 15 times , the amp and capacitor has power , i took the sub out of the box and check the wires and nothinnnng. im soooo frusrated . please helppppppppp



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Sounds like a Ground problem on the amplifier earth connection to chassis, could be a little loose if so.. also check if the paint is scraped off, so there is good ground. Also check all positive 12+ on the amplifier if all wires is tight. Cheers mate

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  • Anonymous Jul 02, 2007

    Sorry I could not understand the cones on the sub, do you mean the sub is in motion? but still no sound coming out from the Sub?

    Are you running a separate crossover if so.. is it before the amp or after the amp? And if not would you be able to tell me the frequency setting of any crossover that is going to Subwoofer Channel.



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