Car Sub Just went out

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  1. SuckaFree

    SuckaFree New Member

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    I was driving and all of a sudden my sub cuts out. The amp is getting power and looks fine and everything looks to be intact and connected properly. I was wondering if you guys think that maybe one of the wires (RCA or speaker) went out?

    I'm not really sure where to start.

    Thanks
     
  2. art vandelay

    art vandelay OT Supporter

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    Do they come back in - ie. intermittently? Or have they stopped completely?

    If they've stopped, do your amps turn on still? If they don't check your fuses to your amps, as well as the fuses on the amps themselves.

    Let me know.
     
  3. SuckaFree

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    Yeah Im pretty sure its the sub now, I took out my sub and put in another one and it worked. Im confused though as to how a sub can just go out.
     
  4. art vandelay

    art vandelay OT Supporter

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    Were the connections to the sub soldered or were they made via connectors? that should be the next place to look.. unless you were really overdriving the sub?
     
  5. SuckaFree

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    No they were soldered, but i think the connection looks fine.

    I guess its time for a new sub

    any suggestions for a decent cheap sub? (Im running a phoenix gold 400.1 xenon amp (400 watts rms mono block amp)
     
  6. wabash9000

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    what size? I like my rockford and I have heard good things about the older infinity's for their good sound quality but the new ones suck.
     
  7. SuckaFree

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    12in sub is what im looking for. Anyone hear anything about polk or mtx?
     
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  9. SuckaFree

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    I got a Polk MOMO 12 in sub. Im waiting to hear back from MA audio about the warranty on my sub that stopped working. Anyone have any bad expiriences with MA audio?
     
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    I have an Audiobahn 12" dub series...not bad for 100$ with box back in the day.

    Jeff
     
  11. Smokey McPot

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    12" JL Audio W1 or W3 both have great sound quality and they hit really hard. Your existing amp will power it nicely too.
     

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