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    how can i tell if my amp is blown.

    my amp only makes a loud thump every couple of secconds , could it be blown or could it be a wire ?







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    its prolly a wire. if its blown it wont make any noise unless you push it down. then it will make a funky noise.



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    my bad you said amp. i thought it said sub

    amp sub amp sub

    they look the same when you need sleep.



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    you think it's blown ?




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    Does the sound continue even with the RCA disconnected? Or perhaps the power wires aren't on tight.



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    i found the culpret , a blown resistor and a shot capacitor , sould be and easy fix.




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    How'd you find it? Did it have burnt marks on them?



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