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    Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    I'm going to fix my ground for my amps, since I believe it's the reason why my subs keep cutting out. If I just straight up disconnect the ground from the chassis, will that be fine? Or should i unhook the battery first, then do that? I'm a little paranoid about this stuff, so any help would ease my paranoid mind greatly!



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    Re: Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    Sorry, what!?




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    Re: Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    Yes you will be fine disconnecting your amps ground and fixing it since when disconnecting your amp it goes - then + so you'll be good, but if you wanted for any added precaution disconnect your battery that's fine.



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    Re: Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    I also disconnect battery for safety. Might not be necessary, I do.



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    Re: Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    Yank the fuse from the + wire at the battery then play all you want.



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    Quote Originally Posted by heebs 09gts View Post
    Sorry, what!?
    lol, what do you mean what?



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    Quote Originally Posted by VisceralSound View Post
    Yes you will be fine disconnecting your amps ground and fixing it since when disconnecting your amp it goes - then + so you'll be good, but if you wanted for any added precaution disconnect your battery that's fine.
    i thought it was + then -? and okay, thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by maylar View Post
    Yank the fuse from the + wire at the battery then play all you want.
    haha, wouldn't it just be easier to disconnect the whole wire?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gckless View Post
    I also disconnect battery for safety. Might not be necessary, I do.
    okay, thanks. yeah, i always try to be as careful as possible



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    Quote Originally Posted by alec14 View Post
    i thought it was + then -? and okay, thanks
    Always remove the ground wire from a battery first. If you remove the + wire with ground still connected and accidentally touch your wrench from + to ground you could hurt yourself badly.

    My battery is a side terminal thing stuffed into a tight spot and removing the cables is a pita. The fuse for my system is very accessible however, so I just pull it out when working on the amp. Easier for me.



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    Quote Originally Posted by maylar View Post
    Always remove the ground wire from a battery first. If you remove the + wire with ground still connected and accidentally touch your wrench from + to ground you could hurt yourself badly.

    My battery is a side terminal thing stuffed into a tight spot and removing the cables is a pita. The fuse for my system is very accessible however, so I just pull it out when working on the amp. Easier for me.
    okay, thanks. I always figured if i pulled out the fuse, it'd take forever to get it all hooked back up, lol



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    I didnt understand the question, guess that makes me teh noobz.




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    Re: Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    I just disconnect the ground from the batter. Always the safest bet.



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    Re: Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    Just always hold the wire buy the insulation and never have to worrie lol




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    Quote Originally Posted by maylar View Post
    Always remove the ground wire from a battery first. If you remove the + wire with ground still connected and accidentally touch your wrench from + to ground you could hurt yourself badly.

    My battery is a side terminal thing stuffed into a tight spot and removing the cables is a pita. The fuse for my system is very accessible however, so I just pull it out when working on the amp. Easier for me.
    This is correct, you always want to remove ground first and connect it last, but what difference does it make which side is disconnected if you touch + to ground?


    Edit: Thought about it some more, at first I thought you were talking about only the posts. But by ground you meant anywhere. Got it.



    Quote Originally Posted by ducatipaso View Post
    15inch subs can't play fast beats, they take more power and that taxes the vehicles electrical system. You will wake up and "hear" then see the light at the end of the tunnel and it will be 3 10's pounding so hard you wont even open your trunk or turn your system on because you 15's will sound sloppy & weak.
    Quote Originally Posted by benbenondatrack View Post
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    Re: Gotta fix my ground... Will this work?

    I like to disconnect the positive on the amp and then touch it on the negative battery terminal. It's cool looking.



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    Quote Originally Posted by heebs 09gts View Post
    I didnt understand the question, guess that makes me teh noobz.
    haha, it's cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by falcons03079313 View Post
    I like to disconnect the positive on the amp and then touch it on the negative battery terminal. It's cool looking.
    don't we all? lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by gckless View Post
    This is correct, you always want to remove ground first and connect it last, but what difference does it make which side is disconnected if you touch + to ground?


    Edit: Thought about it some more, at first I thought you were talking about only the posts. But by ground you meant anywhere. Got it.
    okay, i think i got it down now. thanks man

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spldecendant View Post
    Just always hold the wire buy the insulation and never have to worrie lol
    ..... what do you mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheUnderFighter View Post
    I just disconnect the ground from the batter. Always the safest bet.
    do you mean the positive?



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