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    my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    ok so i have been running my 720 watt amp with 10 gauge wire and it was cutting on and off so today i went out and bought a new 6 gauge wire and installed it and now my radio doesn't work i didn't touch anything but the amp and battery when changing the wire but my radio doesn't work still i checked all the fuses and they are still good i can't even get my radio to turn on and the display doesn't light up does anyone know what the problem could be? it's just driving me nuts and thanks in advance







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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    also i forgot to mention my radio is a cheap vr3 from walmart but i don't think that would have anything to do with it but just so you know




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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    Quote Originally Posted by dj73092 View Post
    also i forgot to mention my radio is a cheap vr3 from walmart but i don't think that would have anything to do with it but just so you know
    Don't you love when you answer your own questions ! But check the fuse on the back of the headunit .



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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    well there is no fuse on the back of the HU i've already checked but i don't understand it i've been running 2 12s off this radio for probably 6 months now with no problem except the wire being to small i know it's a ****** radio but it did get the job done earlier today before i changed my power wire




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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    Remote wire from Head unit to amp?? If so maybe a short through the amp to the HU when u reconnected it??



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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    i checked the remote wire to but i didn't check the splice i have in it but i'm pretty sure that it didn't come undone but i'll go check that real quick




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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    Nah bro, I was saying maybe your remote wire sent a spike of voltage to the head unit when you reconnected the amp. If your amps remote wire comes from the HU. But it never hurts to double check everything.



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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    ok well it's a good thing you said something about the remote wire cuz i took the head unit back out and i'm guessing that when i pulled my old power cord out it caught the rca jack and ripped my hu power cord out of it's splice so now it's working thanks for saying something about the remote wire cause now since i fixed it it's working again yeah!!!




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    haha good bro Im glad. Yeah sometimes it comes to having to have to take shit apart brochacho



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    Re: my radio quit working after installing new power wire

    ya and i would have never found it if it wasn't for you saying something about the remote wire i had something similiar happen in my last car to but i didn't have subs then haha but thanks for your help man 8)




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