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Re: amp install

Post by c0n13oX » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:05 pm

And can the fuse be installed the wrong way?
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Re: amp install

Post by shadowarrior » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:09 pm

Depending on the fuse, the fuse I had with my wiring kit was a cylindrical, one wire connects the fuse to the battery and enters one side of the cylinder, tightened by allen key and another wire, same concept of allen key, connects from fuse to amp. Keep the fuse kinda close to the battery, I have it near the firewall.

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Re: amp install

Post by PHIL069 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:10 pm

fuse can't be wrong way, either way is good.

Second one, connect to acc wire IS NOT BATTERY WIRE, if you connect it to battery wire your amp will be on 24/7 and flatten your battery.
You need to find a wire that has 12V running through it only with the key on, such as the yellow or red wire going into the back of the head unit. If you have a test light or multimeter you can test the wire by seeing if the test light turns on/off with the key.
If you have an aftermarket headunit it will have a remote wire to connect to the amp, more than likely it will be blue, but check your headunits manual.

Edit: Changed yellow to "yellow or red" I think it is the red wire
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Re: amp install

Post by c0n13oX » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:18 pm

Just read the manual for my headunit anx I think I plugged the remote wire in wrong :S
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Re: amp install

Post by PHIL069 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:20 pm

c0n13oX wrote:Just read the manual for my headunit anx I think I plugged the remote wire in wrong :S
Well change it and post back the results
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Re: amp install

Post by c0n13oX » Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:54 am

Well that fixed the amp not turning on, now to test it on the way to work >:-)
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Re: amp install

Post by silverGPX » Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:39 pm

Can't take you seriously with that avatar lol

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Re: amp install

Post by c0n13oX » Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:53 pm

:D
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Re: amp install

Post by PHIL069 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:50 pm

We are glad we could help :D
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Re: amp install

Post by destinationtoby » Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:03 pm

silverGPX wrote:Can't take you seriously with that avatar lol
This :lol:
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