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post #1 of 29 Old 11-26-2010, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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How do I ByPass the Infinity Amp?

So, I've determined my slow battery drain is due to the amplifier under the rear seat. So since I've unplugged my amp my battery has stopped dying. Since I know nothing about electric diagnostics, is there anyway to just bypass the amp so I can still listen to my radio? After I unplugged my amp, I can't play my radio. It turns on, but no much can be heard. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!


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post #2 of 29 Old 11-26-2010, 07:14 PM
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your going to have to unplug both connectors, and splice the wires together for the speaker leads.


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if you're still on the stock radio, you need the amplifier. if you have an aftermarket you can bypass it.

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did this due to the clipping I got after upgrading my deck
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post #5 of 29 Old 11-27-2010, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
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Oh okay. Thank you. I guess I will have to get a new head unit then. Shoot! I'm going to miss my steering wheel mounted radio controls! lol

Thank you for your information guys!

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Hamilton5, what's the pin outs for the AMP bypass if you don't mind? Thanks!

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second post above!

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Hamilton5, what's the pin outs for the AMP bypass if you don't mind? Thanks!
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your going to have to unplug both connectors, and splice the wires together for the speaker leads.


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With certain head units you can keep your steering wheel controls, you just have to be conscious when youre buying.

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93-95 jeep GC infinity amp wiring

I found this, hopefully it's helpful to anyone wanting to bypass their stock amp.

http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/...tail/a_id/5761
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did this due to the clipping I got after upgrading my deck
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how did you do that? in what way did you figure what wire went were?
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You can always put a switch in series in the remote wire that turns the amp on. I had to do that because I had three amplifiers and they would drain the battery after three weeks or so.

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test and see if the brown/white wire at the amp has power with the car off
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If your going to go with an aftermarket head unit, i recommend Alpine's CDA-9887, I love mine, ive had it for years and it sounds amazing on the stock speakers once tuned. If you do decide to buy one, I can send you my settings so you don't pop your speakers.

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test and see if the brown/white wire at the amp has power with the car off

and if it does not what would you use a a remote? im trying to bypass my infinity amp with a alpine headunit and cannot get any power what so ever to headunit. seems like a remote or power problem and it has me stumped.
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You can always put a switch in series in the remote wire that turns the amp on. I had to do that because I had three amplifiers and they would drain the battery after three weeks or so.
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