Amp wiring help

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Amp wiring help

coolme2k

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Im wiring up my vibe blackbox 1 amp, but everytime i try and connect the power it sparks and blows the fuse. Before i connect the power i connect everything else like earth.
 

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well all i can say is check your wiring.somethings not right. explain how you have wired it for us
 

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Make sure the wires are on the right way around, it happened to my mates amp and he had the Earth and Power leads on the wrong terminals. Killed the amp (n)
 

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Double Double check that earth! Make sure it's not touching or is near any other positive terminals, and make sure its a good one! Also make sure the positive terminal is iscolated from touching any surrounding metal work, as this will cause a short.
 
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coolme2k

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Thanks. can any1 tell me a good place to earth my amp in the boot

Sorry its a mk 1 punto
 

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Check under the carpet around the back of the seats, there should be at least one bolt there, if it's painted scratch the paint off...
 
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It was just a bad earthing point, it kept short curcuiting. so i changed it.
 
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