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#1 ///BHRpowered

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 01:31 PM

So in addition to the serpentine belt needing replacement one my speakers just plain stopped working. I has given me some trouble before, usually I need to turn up the power a bit for it to "kick on" then it would be fine. The other day it just stopped working, no matter what it wouldn't go.

It was never cracking, I have checked my amp and all connections. the crossover is getting power and the tweeter comes on. I took out the speaker, connected a random crappy speaker to the wires and it instantly came on, so its not wiring, and not the headunit or amp.

The cone is fine, what the fuck could it be and can I fix it. Its an Alpine X-series, I'm not even sure if there made anymore, and if so, I'm not paying 600 dollars for another front set. Oh, the other side is perfectly fine.
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Posted 27 March 2008 - 04:04 PM

600?

Ddi you measure the resistance? You can measure the resistance by the amp as well and see if it is connected or not.

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 05:09 PM

Its not the amp. I hooked up another speaker in its place and it worked perfectly, plus all other speakers are working, including when channels are changed, its the speaker.
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#4 Saint

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 07:09 PM

QUOTE(///BHRpowered @ Mar 27 2008, 03:09 PM) View Post
Its not the amp. I hooked up another speaker in its place and it worked perfectly, plus all other speakers are working, including when channels are changed, its the speaker.


What i mean is disconnect the speaker form teh amp and measure the resistance of the speaker at that point. If it is not connected somehow you will read infinite resistance.

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I wouldn't want to discuss car design with females and people with rear spoilers unless the spoiler is stock.

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I like my idea.


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Posted 27 March 2008 - 07:17 PM

I don't see what that would accomplish, since a speaker hooked into the exact same wires instantly works, I dodn't even have to shut off the amp, just touch and they'll work.

plus the cross over is getting full power.

and if I switch the speaker sides the problem follows that speaker. Its the speaker, that is not in question. I'm wondering WHY its bad and if I can fix it, the cone is good and has never been blown
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Posted 28 March 2008 - 10:14 AM

bad millenia genes had gotten to it.
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Posted 28 March 2008 - 10:54 AM

it was an alpine speaker.

I could put my stock speaker back in there for the time being.
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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee...5.7 Hemi, Overland, '14 LED headlights coming soon
2005 ZX-6rr...Muzzy, power commander 3, bixenons
1987 GPZ500...Vance Hines, full led, bixenons
2013 Lamborghini LP560-4 Spyder...possible twin turbo?
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QUOTE(SKI @ Apr 27 2006, 01:26 AM) View Post

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Posted 28 March 2008 - 12:23 PM

you said there was no cone damage what so ever?Check your speaker for short behavior. Disconnect your speaker from your car and connect it to the leads of a 9-volt battery. If you here a “pop” or “thump,” then your speaker is probably working properly. Only thing left is the voice coil or magnet is probably damage. By this point just replace the speaker. I will check if they still make that speaker this afternoon.

 

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Posted 28 March 2008 - 01:55 PM

If it is the speaker start looking for a new. ALmost all are non-serviceable. The wires are ok in the speaker right?

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QUOTE(Xedosman @ Apr 4 2009, 01:38 PM) View Post
I wouldn't want to discuss car design with females and people with rear spoilers unless the spoiler is stock.

QUOTE(///BHRpowered @ Jul 20 2011, 04:07 PM) View Post
I like my idea.


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Posted 28 March 2008 - 03:00 PM

yes, wires seem fine.

I found a used replacement on ebay for 70 bucks, ill pass for now
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Posted 28 March 2008 - 08:23 PM

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