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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-26-2013, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
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So I just installed kicker components in my car. The first day I drove home and the both were working until 20mins later, the left went out. The next day the left speaker would kick in after playing the music loud. I just re installed both tweeters and 6x5. Still, the left tweeter and 6x5 are not working. I am wondering if there is a fuse that may have been blown and needs to be replaced? 06 LT Model, btw Thanks in advance.

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There's not a fuse for each speaker, something in your wiring is most likely ****ed up or u ****ed up the speaker.
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You have a short to power in the speaker wires. Make sure that the wires are not exposed to anything. Did you solder or clamp the wires securely?

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Yeah probably shorted it. So now my subs are not working nor the amp is turned on. This all happened after we re-installed the speakers and "clamped " the the tweeter wires. So I have no idea, if I should cough up $60 an hr for just a shortage? I still have no idea where to look if I do have a shortage. :(

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It's called a short but more likely and open. Take it apart, the problem is in your door. Turn it on and play with the wires very gently an you will eventually come upon the exact spot where it's shorting out or opening up. You might have blown the fuse to your amp so check it out if it won't turn on at all.

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Yeah probably shorted it. So now my subs are not working nor the amp is turned on. This all happened after we re-installed the speakers and "clamped " the the tweeter wires. So I have no idea, if I should cough up $60 an hr for just a shortage? I still have no idea where to look if I do have a shortage. :(
To check for an "open" in the circuit, run a voltmeter or set your DMM to Volts and run the ground to a ''known good ground source'' (chassis to hint ), then run your positive line to after the amp next to ground cable and reading for normal is 0v-.8v. If any higher than 1v then you have an open somewhere.

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You might have blown the fuse to your amp so check it out if it won't turn on at all.
I checked the amp fuses its not that...

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To check for an "open" in the circuit, run a voltmeter or set your DMM to Volts and run the ground to a ''known good ground source'' (chassis to hint ), then run your positive line to after the amp next to ground cable and reading for normal is 0v-.8v. If any higher than 1v then you have an open somewhere.
Do you think an open can get my amp, capacitor and left speaker to turn off?

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