Where is the factory amp in a 2002 Chevy Tahoe?

Empty the glove box and then depress the right side towards the drivers side of the vehicle to allow the glove box door to open completely and drop open. Next, locate the factory amplifier directly to the right of the cabin air filter on the right side of the glove box cavity.

Is it better to bypass factory amp?

Bypassing the factory amp takes a little more work because you have to run the bypass harness to the factory amp, which is often located in some other part of the car. It’s usually worth the extra effort because you’ll get better sound from your new stereo, even if you’re keeping those factory speakers.

Where is my factory amp located?

FACTORY AMP LOCATIONS: The Amplifier is located under the rear seat on the passenger side. FACTORY AMP LOCATIONS: The Amplifier is located under the rear seat on the passenger side.

Can I just unplug factory amp?

Registered. It shouldn’t, it’ll be an open, that part of the amp won’t have a load to drive, no load, no output, no amplification, should be fine… IF you are concerned, dig the woofer out and simply unplug it and try it out…

What does an amp bypass harness do?

This Metra 70-6504 amp bypass harness allows you to install a new car stereo in your car without having to cut the factory wiring. This Metra 70-6504 amp bypass harness allows you to install a new car stereo in your car without having to cut the factory wiring.

What color is the factory amp wire?

blue wire
One thing to note, most head unit wiring harnesses also have a solid blue wire. This wire is typically for power antenna or factory amplifier turn on, do not get this wire confused with the remote turn on wire with the blue/white stripe.

How do you know if your factory amp is blown?

These are listed below: There is a noticeable distortion in the sound. There is no sound even if you have already turned on your audio system. Your stereo system starts making bizarre sounds such as farting sounds.

What size subwoofer is in a 2002 Tahoe?

8″
If your 2000-2002 Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon, or Yukon XL has the premium audio system, you’ll find an 8″, 2-ohm subwoofer back in the cargo area.