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Old 08-29-2011, 03:06 PM   #1
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Help wiring a subwoofer

I'm not all that knowledgeable when it comes to this stuff, but i thought i would give it a shot anyway. I have a 10 inch pioneer subwoofer and jl 500/1 amp that i would like to add in my wrangler. i have power going to the amp, but i cant get any sound from the sub. im fairly certain i have it wired correctly, but i cant guarantee it. any suggestions on what i should look for?

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Old 08-29-2011, 04:24 PM   #2
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is it grounded properly? did you connect a remote turn on wire? RCA's? i need more info to help you out

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i may be wrong but if it wasn't grounded properly wouldn't it not have power to the amp? I do have the remote wire, and the rca's are in the line out rear on the back of the aftermarket head unit.
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On some head units the rca's must be turned on, look at all the settings in the head unit.
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it turned out working after messing with the head unit. but about five minutes later it quit working and now i have no power to the amp. i checked the ground and 12v wires and theyre still connected. could i have just blown it that quick?
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it turned out working after messing with the head unit. but about five minutes later it quit working and now i have no power to the amp. i checked the ground and 12v wires and theyre still connected. could i have just blown it that quick?
I'm sure you fixed this by now, but if not - check your fuses then use a multimeter to check for connectivity.

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