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Silver Member
Username: Marley289

Post Number: 176
Registered: Nov-04
well recently, my amp is actin up....so i was driving and all of a sudden it just shut off. i was playin it pretty loud for only like 10 minutes and this happened. so first i checked the fuses and both were fine. i checked my ground and all my power wires and there dint seem to be anything wrong with that. BTW, the amp light doesnt come on at all. WHAT COULD THE PROBLEM BE??? did i blow it maybe???
 

Bronze Member
Username: Velk4425

Post Number: 43
Registered: Feb-05
Probably got too hot. It is possible that you blew it. Check the fuse by the battery.
 

Silver Member
Username: Marley289

Post Number: 177
Registered: Nov-04
checked both fuses...amp wasnt even warm when i checked it...and i checked it like 30 seconds after it shut off
 

Gold Member
Username: Carguy

Post Number: 3200
Registered: Nov-04
Lee, did you have the gain/level set properly on your amp?
What might've happend in your situation is, 1, the gain/level wasn't set right. 2, your HU sent distortion/clipping to the amp. 3 your amp couldn't handle it and overloaded.
Most of the time when an amp blows, the main cause if the incorrect gain/level.
 

Silver Member
Username: Marley289

Post Number: 179
Registered: Nov-04
i only had the gain half way up...well im gonna try it out in my friends car tomorow see if anything happens, if not, then it looks like im gonna have to find a new amp...sh*t i dont have the money for one either, gotta pay a $355 fine
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