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Can't Remove the Subwoofer from the factory Enclosure.

The Subwoofer is attached from behind the speaker. We removed the panel and the "normal" hex-drive screws from the front, but there appears to be some sort of "shock" mounting in the back of the speaker, because we cannot pry it out more than a half inch on a given side, and then it pulls back in. Has anyone removed a Ford Explorer Sport Subwoofer, or do you have a viable solution? I've heard other years are tied to the back seat, which sounds typical of Ford. No sense to the madness, but I'm sure its to dampen vibrations and prevent consumer "tampering." Please help.

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I would get a reprint from the ford service manual,before bending the subwoofer frame.it will only cost a couple bucks and expose the dark secrets that ford come up with

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