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Ummmm your sub is 100% fried!!! your voice coil melted and, got warped and the scraping noise you hear is it rubbing your pole piece. The only solution is a new sub. If its under warranty they may fix it they may not, it depends on the warranty. So Sorry dude but the sub's done...

Kicker C12-4 Car... | Answered on Sep 16, 2009

Hold the On/Off button for about 6- seconds.

Kicker C12-4 Car... | Answered on Sep 16, 2009

if it is in a sealed box its not suposed to move the more sealed your box is the harder it will be to move the woofer a really good box you wont be albe to move it if you have leaks in the box it will move

Kicker C12-4 Car... | Answered on Sep 03, 2009

With a single 4-ohm subwoofer, usually the best choice is a 2-channel amp that can be bridged to a single channel. In your case, the sub is rated for 1000 watts. Not many amps are rated for that kind of continuous power into a 4-ohm load. Kicker doesn't list a minimum power rating, which isn't unusual in subwoofer specs. Depending on your budget, I'd look for an amp rated for 300-500 watts minimum; the higher, the better, up to 1000 watts. Most amps will have several power ratings, based on the load impedance and number of channels driven. A typical 2-channel amp might be rated like this: 150 watts x 2 channels at 4 ohms 300 watts x 2 channels at 2 ohms 500 watts x 1 channel at 4 ohms. The power rating you'll want to look at will be the 1-channel, 4-ohm rating. You can look at mono amps, too, but in the power ranges you're looking for, a 2-channel amp will probably give you the best value. However, if you can find a mono amp with a high enough 4-ohm power rating, it would run cooler and might last longer than a 2-channel amp with comparable power. When looking at mono amps, you'll find their highest power output will be at 2 ohms or 1 ohm; make sure you're checking the 4-ohm rating when making comparisons. Some amplifiers that might work well for you: Kicker SX900.2 Kicker ZX850.2 Alpine PDX-1.1000 Rockford T600-2 Hifonics ZXi 1006 Premier PRS-D2100T Power Acoustik OV2-2200

Kicker C12-4 Car... | Answered on Jul 05, 2007

Kicker would be a possible source.

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Oct 05, 2019

It belongs in the 4 port molex that has the RED, Blue Blue/white and last wire should be black

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Jul 24, 2019

If going sealed I would aim somewhere in the 1.5 to 2.0cuft area. That sub can go in a 1.0 cu ft box to 2.4 depending on the room you he the bigger is usually better for sound quality

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Apr 26, 2019

First, that amp, has too much power for that sub. Even though it isn't really outputting 2500 watts, (realistically putting out 650 watts). That sub is only rated to handle 150 RMS, 300 Peak, 1000 watts will blow that sub very quickly.

First thing you need to do is find a sub which better matches the output of your amp.

The second thing, you need to make sure that your vehicle's electrical system is able to handle the additional current draw.

Address these things before you install your gear.

I've been a 12v installer for going on 28 years

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Feb 10, 2019

Three times its volume so 4ft^2

Kicker Car Audio... | Answered on Dec 17, 2018

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