For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. It's easy! the kicker i believe has it if not don't worry about it cause ur other amp i bet never had a subsonic or highpass. There are Power (PWR) & Protection (PRT) LEDs on the side panel of your Kicker CX series amplifier. also as M.S. If you are not getting 12v from the red wires then test your fuse. So i connectes the Converter to the wires and used the RCA Outputs of my HU Didnt work The small LED on the Hideaway is glowig Blue but i dont get any sound at all. There is no right or wrong on where this control is set. I double checked my harness and the whites are spliced to the whites, whites/blacks together, and grey together and grey/blacks together. Kicker Hideaway Problem Thread starter StIgC11; Start date Oct 31, 2013; Forums. also as M.S. Green LED on, no POWER. Kicker Hideaway Does Not Turn On If your Kicker isn’t turning on (LED light is off), then simply turn your vehicle off and replace the fuse at the amplifier. My new sub is cutting in and out, I used all of the wiring that came with it, so I am assuming the its not the gauge of the wiring that's the problem, Works fine, then the blue light will turn red, it will stop for a bit, then it will turn back blue and start working again. Any thoughts on what the problem might be would be greatly appreciated. Ensure that the connections are grounded and, if it still fails to light, refer to the light replacement guide. Kicker HideAway 8 Inch Subwoofer Enclosure 150 Watt (Damage For Parts-Defective). Everything was good speakers sounded great blah blah blah. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. can also sound somewhat “hollow” if the fr equency is too high. Car Electronics. Wiring a Kicker Hideaway with RCA Cables - No Output Solution. Kicker CXA 300.1 Troubleshooting . Anyone know what type of subwoofer this is? Tundra1794E, drhntr, rons23 and 6 others like this. Connected the kicker Audio wires to the rear speaker wires of my HU didnt work Bought a 2 Channel High to Low Converter The Build in Kicker harness just got wires as Input and no RCA. I've got everything hooked up, but I'm getting nothing out of it. Put music to 75% volume that you listen to. When I swap the wiring harness the problem follows the unit. but 80 is usually the sweet spot maybe a few hairs past it on my setup. Oct 31, 2013 8 0 Spokane, WA. BTBAKER, Jan 12, 2018 #1. Any thoughts? I have it connected to both rear speakers, so the input is set for high level and the turn-on is DC. Use a Volt Ohm Meter (VOM) to check the power terminal and ensure it reads between +12 and +16 volts. Recently installed a kicker 8" hideaway powered sub and every time my vehicle is in motion it shuts down - Answered by a verified Car Electronics Technician . I wired in a powered sub to my jeep the other day and as it was my first time doing any audio, ... Power up the radio and make sure the blue light is on for the sub. It turns on (blue light) when I turn on the radio, but doesn't make a sound. It turns on (blue light) when I turn on the radio, but doesn't make a sound. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. They *were* both working fine for awhile. but 80 is usually the sweet spot maybe a few hairs past it on my setup. Condition is For parts or not working. Car Audio Discussion . Unit only, No wires or other parts. When the amp is powered on, the green LED will not light up. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. I tapped it into one of the speaker wires at first thinking it would only get power when the speaker did, but the blue light never went off on the unit, so I was worried it wasn't shutting off. the kicker i believe has it if not don't worry about it cause ur other amp i bet never had a subsonic or highpass. Model Number: Serial Number: The ultra-compact KICKER Hideaway™ Enclosure offers the quickest and easiest way to add a subwoofer to your vehicle, providing signature KICKER bass in an unprecedentedly small enclosure. No returns We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. As a bonus I also bought a color matched TRD PRO grill today from Sparks in my quest to de chrome the entire truck. I just noticed the other day that one of them is exhibiting the same type of behavior, it powers on but it produces no sound. Create an account on our community. The largest car audio forum community, since 2000. i think that kicker has subsonic so yea about 80 hz on low pass or higher. Subwoofers. It lights up like it's working, I checked all the wires, connections, fuses, and settings in the head unit and nothing. Fast forward about a month later and … It turns on with blue light but No sound. If you are handy with a multi meter then remove the harness plug from the amplifier and test the power wires for 12 volt. Overall I’m impressed with the sound and it was definitely a great upgrade. So, I bought one of these a while back and am just now getting around to installing it. You must be a member in order to leave a comment. Voltage is faulty. JavaScript is disabled. I've got 2 Kicker Hideaways installed. Setting it too low will result in very smooth deep bass but you will lose some of the “punch” or “hit” from the subwoofer. Kicker Hideaway Discussion in 'Audio & Electronics' started by Booms, Feb 23, 2017. I bought it used, so I'm pretty sure I just have a junk unit. Turning the X-OVER FREQ control counter clockwise will decrease how much of the upper bass the subwoofer will play. Find everything you want to know about car audio and get help and great deals on your car stereo projects. Oct 31, 2013 #1 So recently I had a Kenwood x597, and some Hertz Energy 5x7 speakers installed by a local shop. It is a brand new kicker hideaway 8 inch sub, amp box combo. ... 5-does-kicker-hideaway-fit-3.html#post3706890 You don't need a shutdown signal for it. I have a kicker hideaway in my 08 Colorado. and Isaac described the subsonic and high pass are basiclly the same thing pretty much. T-Rex266 Independentoffroad … Help with wiring Polk Audio MM6510 monitors, Advanced Forum Stats, Paid Registrations by. Jan 12, 2018 at 8:19 PM #2 #2. and Isaac described the subsonic and high pass are basiclly the same thing pretty much. S. StIgC11 Junior Member. Alpine Type R vs Kicker CompQ vs Rockford T0, Trying to figure out what amp and sub to buy. If your amplifier does not appear to be working, check the obvious things first such as blown fuses, poor or incorrect wiring connections, incorrect setting of crossover switch and gain controls, etc. All of my truck’s speakers work and the power light on the Hideaway is on but there is no sound coming from the sub. i think that kicker has subsonic so yea about 80 hz on low pass or higher. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. It worked fine for about a year, then one day I turned my car on and it stopped working. 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