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Common Car Amplifier Problems and Solutions

Many car amplifiers are incorrectly diagnosed and sent in for repair/returned because of incorrect hookup. Sometimes the amp itself really is at fault. Here are a few common problems and what can be done to troubleshoot, as well as fix them (my fixes are the most common. They are not definitive in any way. Your amplifier could have a completley different problem, though it is unlikely):

Problem: Amplifier does not turn on.

Installing an Aftermarket Head Unit: Common Problems

So you're tired of the stock stereo that came with your car due to it's lack of features, sound quality, or just overall flexibility.

Time to upgrade.

I will provide a brief overview of how to install an aftermarket head unit, however, my main intent is to dispel some common problems that seem to accompany amateur installations.

Hooking Up an Aftermarket Car Head Unit In Your House

Before doing this, be aware that you are dealing with a potentially dangerous amount of current, in light of this do not touch any diametric wires together as a spark will most likely be emitted which can easily start a fire. 

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Park Your Car With Lasers

By the time the average person stuffs boxes, bikes, toys, shelves, lawn equipment, and all the other stuff we rely on the garage to hold, there's barely any room for the cars. It's because the garage has become so cluttered that parking a car can be a nightmare. One inch can mean the difference between getting your garage door to close, and running over your weed-eater.



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