Re: Subwoofer amp smoked
Walter Harley wrote:
> "flies4fun" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>While driving yesterday, I noticed the distinct smell of burning
>>electronics in my 96 EB V8 AWD - turning everything off didn't seem to
>>make any difference. After further investigation last night, I now have no
>>sub (JBL system) Is there an amp for that back with the sub? Should I just
>>take it to a stereo shop and have a new amp and sub installed or look for
>>a junkyard unit?
> Don't assume there will be anything "just" about getting a new amp and sub
> installed. If it's the same JBL system that was in the 95 Limited, it's
> some sort of modular proprietary thing; whenever I've asked about it at car
> stereo places they've always said that replacing it was all or nothing, no
> way to replace individual components. I don't know if you've got the same
> system or if they're feeding me hogwash, but there it is.
i don't know if this is still true, but factory systems were rated at
different impedance than aftermarket systems. they did this to keep the
engine noise out of the sound system...so i was told.