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No one ever seems to worry about which speaker should have its wires switched to correct the phasing problem. I would like to wish you a great spring and all the best in all your projects. Hook up the probes to the positive and negative terminals of the speaker and observe the reading. Left and Right Tests In the grand scale of things, getting your left and right speakers mixed up is not a major problem. Source

Reply Dan commented 23 Mar 12 at 6:14 pm Hi! Instead of reinforcing each other, they tend to cancel each other out. I wonder if it's some electrical interference causing the problem and whether a suppre If they are however Left or Right, would playing a CD that has a section of music that I know goes from left to right speaker also test them? http://www.caraudiohelp.com/newsletter/troubleshooting_speakers.html

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The 'fix' if there is one, is to get access to these surfaces. Reply phazednconfused commented 01 Nov 10 at 4:35 am hi, i've recently hooked up a pair in car. Whatever test you do perform however, I would turn off ALL effects on your AVR so that you are just testing the pure source file without any contamination from additional effects Maybe something gets screwy in the input selection knob/buttons/switches?

Quick fix? Attaching speakers to your Hi-Fi system usually only requires a few cables. the bass doesent sound all that great from the speakers which made me think they may be out of phase. How Do I Know If My Car Speakers Are Blown Ask MetaFilter is where thousands of life's little questions are answered.

Last edited by md2000; 06-19-2012 at 10:38 AM.. All posts copyright their original authors. the right sounds deeper and fuller, the left hollow and thin.

so then wat could it be?

help… thanks in advance. Car Speaker Cuts In And Out ETA: Also, in my experience it's power window wires that break first in this area. Pots (shorthand for the volume and tone and balance controls.... Need answer fast.

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When you play the out of phase test, try to position your head centrally between the two speakers as this is where the effect will be most apparent. I'll brave the cold and make the change…..Thanks. One Car Speaker Not Working I am lucky since one of my neighbors is a pro and he will look at it in couple days. Car Stereo Only Plays One Side The input method would be my focus.

Boston Acoustics A200 speakersposted by lockedroomguy at 5:02 PM on October 6, 2013 This sounds like a "cold" or "cracked" solder joint to me. "Cold" meaning the solder never flowed properly this contact form However i went to the installer and he confirms it is not problem with phasing. Reply rick commented 22 Feb 12 at 4:45 am i have a pioneer cs-11 speaker, it has red dot on the neg. Reply Scoop commented 02 Apr 12 at 10:14 pm Great post. Car Stereo Speakers Not Working

Comments bill grandy commented 08 Nov 09 at 2:16 pm Hi The above is the best article I've seen yet on common speaker problems. Power everything sucks when it fails. Reply Richard commented 28 Mar 11 at 7:06 pm Hi Jimmy, I've amended the post and added a link to the speaker phase test mp3 so that you can try it have a peek here Here is a link to what hopefully looks like your wiring harness in your Impreza.

Determining the Cause of the Problem Let's assume our system has a head unit, a crossover, a two channel amplifier and two door speakers with only the right speaker working (the Front Car Speakers Not Working Topics range from basic system installation (head units, amplifiers, speakers, etc.) and mobile security (car alarms and remote start) to subwoofer box design and fiberglass fabrication. cantara View Public Profile Find all posts by cantara #3 06-19-2012, 09:53 AM Gary T Member Join Date: Mar 2002 Location: KCMO Posts: 10,664 I have grave doubts

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Reply sukant commented 02 May 12 at 1:41 pm i have "OK Digital karaoke Perx speakers" "A888 remote control" Reply sukant commented 02 May 12 at 3:09 pm "Hi-Fi speakers system" In my pair before this one, the left speaker shut off completely and the only temporary remedy was to hold the wire to the volume control in a specific way then Also, if I attach them wrong, does this harm the speaker? Rear Car Speakers Not Working Any suggestions?

Really though, try the swapping the inputs thing. It had basically the same problem.posted by bonobothegreat at 6:46 PM on October 6, 2013 [1 favorite] I have had this same problem on several different audio devices over the years Well, basically, it works. Check This Out Record producers and mix engineers spend weeks mixing and producing an album and as part of the process they will decide where in the mix to place certain instruments.

You will need to check the wiring of your system, rewiring where necessary and then repeat the two tests to make sure that both channels are working and in the correct One of my front speaker were out of phase. Reply Gaden commented 15 Aug 11 at 2:55 pm Thanks for the website. What do you think?

Give it a go and see what results you get. The output from the RCA left and right should be the same as the CD player. Just to add, I'm no expert, but this seems like simple logic to me, so don't take my "expert" word for it if you know what I mean. What is the world coming to?

I set my balance all the way to the left, and sure enough, my door speaker's out. Stereo Receiver died. On the other hand, if you see continuity to ground, then you’re dealing with a shorted wire.If your speakers are mounted in doors, then a common point of failure is where This should give you a reading of 12V-13V.

Turn the stereo off and put the RCA cables back to their original configuration (left cable to left amplifier input and vice versa). I believe they've been wired incorrectly. In that case, you’re looking at a problem with your car stereo wiring or a faulty speaker or speakers.Since speaker wires are often routed behind panels and molding, under seats, and Reply Michael Purches commented 07 Sep 10 at 2:42 pm Further to mine of 2nd June, thank you again!

If the right channel no longer works then you know the problem is in the head unit.