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So, few weeks ago my buddy tells me my left rear running light is out (2019RGS)
I check the 1157 looks good...put it back in & it works....?
Then I pull my RF speakers to replace with Mmats kept my RF amp.
Now I got noise in the speakers...even with the radio off!
I searched & seen a bit...where turn signals or other lights could cause this noise?
I didn't notice any noise before the speaker change but I hadn't rode since the bulb problem..
Dealer installed the RF system...it was all good, no noise.
 

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Thanks for all the replys...LOL
But I did find.. hear..some good news! Well not really good but kinda sat me at ease...
So after my speaker swap I knew I'd probably have to adjust my amp gain..
Which I haven't done yet which is also to high which I will reset!
So here's the odd thing....if your still with me?...all of you LOL
My buddy comes by with a 19 RGS CVO with the upgraded Boom.
I find it hard to believe that his speakers also have a buzz to them, very similar to mine with the radio OFF also! So yes my buzz is louder and more noticeable... hopefully because
my gain is set to high. I find it odd to have any noise from a speaker with the radio off!
So now my new question is...if your all still with me here? LOL
Has anyone else noticed a buzz or hiss with the radio off?
TIA
 

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I have not had issue with buzz or noise. I am assuming then that your amp is always on at key on, rather than having a remote turn on signal from head unit when it is powered up. Could see noise in that instance.
 

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So, few weeks ago my buddy tells me my left rear running light is out (2019RGS)
I check the 1157 looks good...put it back in & it works....?
Then I pull my RF speakers to replace with Mmats kept my RF amp.
Now I got noise in the speakers...even with the radio off!
I searched & seen a bit...where turn signals or other lights could cause this noise?
I didn't notice any noise before the speaker change but I hadn't rode since the bulb problem..
Dealer installed the RF system...it was all good, no noise.
Have You tried removing the 1157 bulb to see if that is the culprit?
If not, it may be worth a shot.
Most static noise comes from bad grounds.
I would also check the speaker grounds and the head unit ground.
Other than that I can't help think of anything else at the moment.
Best of Luck.
Mike U.

*I forgot to add, whenever You change to different speakers it is necessary to reset the amp gains as each speaker is designed differently and You don’t want to blow the new speaker or have it underpowered.
 

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Yep, pulled that bulb last night....no difference.
This was when my buddy with the upgraded Boom was over (2019 RGS CVO)
Like I mentioned...his a has a hiss to it also with ignition ON & radio OFF.
I'm assuming maybe these stock radios don't have a remote amp wire?
Im thinking all I have is a little amp noise...but why with radio OFF....?
Thanks
 

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Yep, pulled that bulb last night....no difference.
This was when my buddy with the upgraded Boom was over (2019 RGS CVO)
Like I mentioned...his a has a hiss to it also with ignition ON & radio OFF.
I'm assuming maybe these stock radios don't have a remote amp wire?
Im thinking all I have is a little amp noise...but why with radio OFF....?
Thanks
I'd pull the turn signal fuse, not just pull the bulb. Like Mike said, a bad ground will cause the hiss noise.
 
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Sounds like the amp for both you and your buddies CVO may have been installed wrong. Did the same dealer do them? I have a J&M 700 watt Stage 5 and have no noise.
 

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Make sure your amp is grounded and all connections are TIGHT. I had a buzz after I installed my amp, and checked my connections only to find out my ground wire wasn't tightened down super snug. Buzz went away after tightening everything up.
 

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You have a lose ground somewhere...or possible a nicked wire grounding out.
edit - Posted before reading other replies. See it was already mentioned to check grounds.
 
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