General Discussion General discussion about all things car audio, from pioneer, orion, alpine and eclipse.

why is this happening?

Old 08-20-2004, 06:20 PM
  #1  
500 Watt CAFz'r
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 784
Post

I drive a 89 shelby daytona, once i start playing music on the deck after about 5 min-2 hours it just cuts out and there is no sound to speakers anymore. if i reconnect speaker while after this happens it works for another 5min-2 hours. what could be wrong....it looks like the line is not cut, could it be grounded somewhere?
Audio_Rookie is offline  
Old 08-20-2004, 07:14 PM
  #2  
Yankee
 
JohnVroom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 3,599
Post

Could we have a little more information please? What amps, where are they mounted, speakers & how are they connected. Are you running everything off the HU amps? These problems can be easy or hard, but it sounds like a thermal protection (first guess from too little info!)

Anywho welcome to the boards!
JohnVroom is offline  
Old 08-20-2004, 07:17 PM
  #3  
50 Watt CAFz'r
 
Drysuit John's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 307
Post

Need more info plz . What all is in your system? Are the connections all good ? No corrosion ? Good ground contact ? Added any new stuff ?
Drysuit John is offline  
Old 08-20-2004, 07:44 PM
  #4  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,770
Post

you might have resistance to ground on your speakers
or the radio may not like the load or may be getting to hot and going into protection
disconnecting the speakers probably resets it intil it see's something it dosn't like again
pinhead is offline  
Old 08-20-2004, 07:56 PM
  #5  
500 Watt CAFz'r
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 784
Post

well, I had a whole system with jl subs, orion amp, and panasonic deck with clarion speakers all around. But now im at square 1 because my system was stolen. the problem actually started right before my system was stolen (3 weeks ago). It is now hooked up to a new APN CDM9821 alpine deck with some new alpine 5x7 and new orion cobalt 5 1/4. the sound will cut out about 5 minutes after I start my car...but the deck will still be turned on, there are no weird noises or warnings before the sound cuts off. If i take a wire going to a speaker and disconnect and reconnect it the sound comes back on temporarily. the connections are all solid, no corrosion at all, and the speaker wire looks like its in good condition. It also dosn't matter what volume I play the music at I could have it on 8/35 and it will cut out.
I want to get this problem fixed because I just got a JBL 1200.1 amp and im ready to get more serious about my sound system.
Audio_Rookie is offline  
Old 08-20-2004, 10:14 PM
  #7  
Goalie Man
 
goalie 35's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1,412
Post

excellent advice paul!!!
goalie 35 is offline  
Old 08-20-2004, 11:55 PM
  #8  
Yankee
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 219
Post

good choice with the 1200.1. Its a good reliable amp that puts out quite a bit of power for the price you pay for it. Also easy to fix when you loan it to a buddy and he hooks it up bakwards and cooks more than half the mosfets and fries the power/ground inputs. Only cost me 50 bucks for repairs. And it cost him a good *** whippin. [img]smile.gif[/img]
Speakerman is offline  
Old 08-21-2004, 08:35 AM
  #9  
4000 Watt CAFz'r
iTrader: (3)
 
Haunz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 4,218
Post

could your remote turn on lead be hitting ground ?
Haunz is offline  
Old 08-21-2004, 09:50 AM
  #10  
50 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 295
Post

i had a panisonic that did that befor, i just gave up sold the car

put the cd player in another car and it woked good


but thats the super easy way out
mister steve is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: why is this happening?


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.