L or r speakers will not play when the volume is low
Speakers are cuting( left, right, front, and back) off when the volume is low or when the system is cold. have changed everything except the amp. somtimes even if i turn the volume up the speakers will fade in and out. then no sound at all.
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I had the same problem and found the root cause to be the RF speaker connector at the back of the subwoofer. The male and female connectors are OK. It is the 5 male pins inside the connector and the way they connect to the female holes that is the problem. Wiggle the RF speker connector as you move it in and out until you get 100% of audio voilume back. Once you get it back, do not move the connector. Have not found a permanent solution to date beyond this.
On the right stick, there are two metal pieces at the bottom of the stick. The right one is + for volume up, and the left is - for volume down.
Press the + one a few times with your finger as they are touch activated. Be careful though, as it can get loud very quickly. Play some music and set the computer volume to about half way. Then press the + speaker on the right hand side until you are happy with the volume.
Check to be sure there are no speaker wires touching ground, and that the wires are connected in phase to the head unit.
5 1/4" Doors
Left Front (+)
Left Front (-)
Right Front (+)
Right Front (-)
6" x 9" Rear Deck
Left Rear (+)
Left Rear (-)
Right Rear (+)
Right Rear (-)
The symptoms you are relaying definately sound like an internal amplifier problem. It is fading in and out for a reason - usually due to heat.
Have you had the radio bench tested (seperate from the car) to eliminate the car as being the culprit?
Since the radio was run with damaged speakers originally, the output or amplifier power supply on the amplifier may be bad.
As an alternative to repairing, I would suggest investing in a small 2 channel amplifier to power the speakers.
The radios claim 50W per channel, but in reality give 12-15W RMS power.
A dedicated amplifier with built in crossovers and gain adjustments will prolong the life of your speakers and add to the tonal qualities of your new speakers. Instead of turning up the volume on the head Unit, and sending out a distorted signal that will blow your speakers, an amplifier will give more CLEAN power to them, so it will be louder at a lower volume setting.
This will bypass the internal amplifier on the radio, and send a Low Level signal ONLY thru a set of RCA cables.
You've probably tried this, but when you do the channel test you can turn the volume up or down on whichever speaker is currently being tested (the static). Maybe your speakers have been adjusted somehow.