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Soundsticks have developed a loud intermittent annoying crackle

I'm not sure if it has anything to do with my 17 yo son and friends' misuse of the speakers but my Soundsticks 2 have developed an annoying crackle and popping noise (waaaaaay worse than cornflakes!) that occurs randomly throughout songs. I've tried checking the connections, switching left and right - and notice the fault is confined to one side - so the satellite speakers aren't the problem. 
I just belted the subwoofer in frustration and it seems to have temporarily fixed the problem suggesting it may be a faulty connection inside. Anyone experienced this before and any ideas on the cause and how I can fix this??

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YOUR ONLY OPTION IS TO TAKE IT APART AND CHECK SPEAKER MEMBRANE I SUSPECT THIS HAS PARTIALY BECOME UNATACHED FROM THE SPEAKER IF THAT IS THE CASE IT WILL NEED TO BE REPLACED

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