Hi, i have a rockford fosgate p200-2 amp. the subs were going fine and then they stopped. There is no power light on on the amp. I think that a fuse blew. I cant find the fuse tho. Where would the fuse be? and is this what you think happened?
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It sounds like you either blew a fuse, or you cooked your amp. The fuse on the P200.2 amp is a 30A fuse, and it sits right next to the power, ground, and remote wire connections on the end. Pull the fuse out and see if it's blown. You should also check any other fuses that you have in the car before the amp.
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push down and up on your subs and see if they make a starching noise, if they do then they are blown. take a test light to the amp, on the power and the remote and see if it lights up. if it does then turn the amp down and with a small speaker plug it in to the speaker outs on the amp and see if it plays if not then your amp is bad.
The unit is internally grounded. Something has broken inside and grounding out the power, the amp will need to be serviced or trashed. Try calling Fosgate. They may have a serviceman or "fix it" department
Check you inputs to verify you have a signal coming in, if signal then check outputs try a speaker that you know is working and plug it in if that speaker plays then the subs/ or speaker wiring is bad, if it doens't play then you probably have a blown output transistor on the amp or possibly a terminal ground/positive has come loose on the inside..
amp is way too small to power a 15 inch sub. But you should get some sound out of it, not silence. You can use a 9 volt battery to test your sub, if the sub pops when the 9 volt is placed across it's terminals then it's ok. If it does not pop then your sub may be bad, or the coil may be frozen. (It can still read 4 ohms if frozen). If your amp powers smaller speakers fine, you know it's not the amp. If the sub tests ok, then verify your connecting it properly to the amp's correct bridging terminals.
un hook the subs and let the amp sit there on if the protect light shuts off you wired your subs wrong if it doesnt go off tun it off then back on with no sub music all the way down then slowly turn the music up if the light is off then comes on you need new rcas
The person(s) who hooked up your system made a boo boo. They wired your remote turn on lead to the power antenna lead instead of the amp turn on line (both are blue and easy to mix up). Thus when your radio is on it sends a signal to the amp and the amp turns on, but when you set to CD the signal goes away and your amp shuts down. Easy fix, just re-wire the amp turn on lead and the problem will be fixed.