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My vr3 amp is in power protect mode. its been that way for about 2 weeks and i dont know how to get it out of that mode. what should i do ?

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I have the same amp with the same problem. its not the wiring, its just not a good amp. this amp needs a spark to turn on in my case.

take the fuse out and put it back in while the amp is on so it sparks and it will usually turn on...i lick my fingers and get the fuse wet on the tips to make sure it works the first time as its a pain in the ***.

it sucks to do every time, but it works

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First, check your ground connection-in fact just redo the connection, perhaps "cleaner" metal contact? Check all connections and test the subs and/or mids with a continuity testor to make sure the speakers aren't blown.
Good Luck

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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