Can you put bigger fuses in car amplifiers? I told my buddy he prob fried his amplifier was toast because he put a 40 in when it said 20 right on the amp

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Asked by Jan 22, 2014 at 04:59 AM

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I only put what the amp specifies but
he said i was wrong.....

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The manu. specs the fuse size to protect the circuit. They usually design the circuits with a safety margin but doubling the size of the fuse is a bad idea. If it doesn't work after the 40 something is fried in there. On another note if an amp is blowing the speced fuse either it's already NFG or wired wrong.

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