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Classic Car Service
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Experience:  Over 30 years experience in the automotive field
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Hello my name is ***** ***** one question to pick your brain. I recently bought a Crunch Ground Pounder 600 watt amp used I hooked it up whenever I put my car into drive and press the gas the amp shuts down and goes into protect mode. I can stop put my car in park turn the stereo off and back on and the Apple turned back on but if I'm driving moving down the road it will not restart stays in protect mode until I'm stopped and in park what would cause this
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Classic Car Service replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you. This sounds to me (based only on your explanation) that the charging system may be putting out a bit too much voltage when engine RPM increases. I would have the alternator output checked out. Your alternator needs to be putting out exactly 14.4 volts DC. No more, no less. If the output is not 14.4, replace the alternator.

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