I have installed a subwoofer in my boot but everytime i start the
engine the ignition noise in the sub is irritating, anyone knows how to
prevent this? is there anything i can install to get rid of it? thanks
Thanks for the advice, I have separated the power cable and RCA down two sides of the car, but the ignition noise still exists.
I tried to unplug the RCA and start the engine and the noise disappear, does this meant that it is caused by the RCA? if I put the PC8 101 (see picture) in, where should I connect the other ends with black wires to? Thanks
It could mean that either you're head unit or amp isn't earthed
properly and is causing the interference, I know its a hard and
possibly expensive option but I'd take it to a good stereo dealer (not
halfords or the like) they will know pretty quickly whats wrong and
help you set up all the levels to get the best out of the equipment.
This is what i do, install myself setup I pay
but it only happen when you start the car after a long stop, say overnight or after
hours, then the subwoofer give a deep sound while the ignition is
turned on. apart from that, switching the engine on and off within
short time intervals doesnt have the noise problem. can anyone
figure out what is wrong.
sounds like a ground loop problem try running the ground of the head
unit back to where you have earthed your amp in the boot just run the
wire through the car for a while and take it from ther to see if it
cures the problem
Thanks mate, I use a standard Amp cable packet from a car audio
shop. Its not pre out, you need to use an adaptor to get to the
I have brought the car for a local audio garage and the technician told
me that he has problem with his VW as well. He said its to do
with the way VW starter and engine supply the power around the car.. I
dont quite get it though.. But he said it do no harm just a bit
annoying when the sound came up.. thanks anyway..
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