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    new amp troubleshooting

    I just put in a new amp for my front speakers. nothing was changed from the previous amp. Now whenever I use anything in my car that would use a little current (ie brake lights, power windows... etc) the music drops in volume significantly for an instant then comes back up, kinda like lights dimming on bass hits. Is this a common problem? Any ideas on how to fix this? It is in a 98 saturn with stock electrical system (weakass alt) so that could be a source of the problem. Any help would be appreciated



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    Re: new amp troubleshooting

    Do the big 3 to help with the flow of elctricity in your car. If that doesn't work, start researching a different battery or a HO alt.




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    Re: new amp troubleshooting

    yeah sounds more like a ground issue or a short. a amp for components should draw that much juice.....



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    Re: new amp troubleshooting

    Clean your battery terminals and connectors




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    Re: new amp troubleshooting

    ^^^

    always a good idea anyway.




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