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Wiring pulled out of a subwoofer want to try fix it

Is it possible to fix this,the wiring has come out of the sub itself and i am not sure if i am able to take it apart to fix this

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Which wire do you mean?

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SOURCE: Subwoofers won't work and they are brand new

Hello,

I've got a pair of these MTX's subs powered from a Fusion 450 watt 2-channel amp. For the price, they are great. By the way, they are 4-ohm.

My first suspicion would be that something in the first incorrect wiring damaged either the amp or the subs. Can you explain specifically what the "installing the subs incorrectly" means? Was the amp output shorted out at any time or was it operated without a load? Either of these conditions will fry an amp and sometimes, the protection circuitry doesn't work either.

First make sure that your amp is still working. Check both the primary power fuse, usually located near the vehicle battery, and the fuses on both sides of the amp. Make sure that when you turn the system on, the power light comes on steady (blinking is protection mode). Test your subs one at a time on a speaker output.

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SOURCE: Rockford 12'' P2 sub, stopped workin.

It sounds like you have a bad voice coil in the speaker.You can have the speaker rebuilt, but it is very expensive. People usualy only have very high end home speakers rebuilt, because then it is worth the cost. Hope this helped.

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Hello,

It does sound like a problem either with the amp itself or the wiring. Since the wiring is the easiest thing to check and cheapest to fix start here.

1.Make SURE the ground wire is secured to the frame of the vehicle.
2.Make sure the remote wire is hooked up properly.
3.Check the component/rca cables
4. Check the settings on the amp itself

Post back and let me know if you find anything wrong with one of those troubleshooting ideas.
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Is this NEW? Or did it just fail spontaneously after working for awhile?

Is this just a remote control issue or is the sub dead, too?

From the manual...

No sound coming from subwoofer.

If hookup is "SUB OUT" to LFE, check and make sure your receiver is set to Subwoofer=YES. If hookup is via speaker wire, check that the polarity of the wires is correct.

Subwoofer has no power.

Is the AC MAIN switch on? Check outlet; check fuse after unplugging the subwoofer. The fuse is located under the power cord
receptacle. Fuse type and rating is found on the back panel.

Remote control doesn't work.

Remove the plastic tab to activate the remote control's battery or try replacing the battery. Ensure the IR sensor is not blocked.

If it's a new problem with a previously working remote...

http://remotes.com/remotes/servlet/rs?a=Display&contents=help_deadremote&uuid=A12954406270641


It describes a way to possibly fix your remote or at least prove it works or doesn't.



Find new or replacement remotes:


http://remotes.com/remotes/servlet/rs?a=Display&contents=home&uuid=A12992635562861


or eBay: search for "(model) remotes", check the 'include description' box. Usually cheaper than the vendors.

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Hello, are you using the subwoofer output on the receiver?
Did you turn the subwoofer on within the receivers onscreen setup?
this requires going into the menu selecting speaker setup and telling the receiver that you do have a subwoofer connected.

if you have done all this I would try to fist make sure the sub is working. easiest way is to plug a source directly into the rca inputs of the sub and see if it powers up. A CD player or even an ipod with the right connector will work.

if the sub powers on and produces sound then the issue is in the receiver and you will have to play with the setup. Its possible that the output jack is bad, I've had that happen when I pulled on an RCA cable and pulled out the socket but that's rare.


Is the subwoofer set to turn on automaticly when a signal is sensed?
does it have a switch to select high or low level inputs (speaker jacks or RCA connections on the back)

hope that helps
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to make sure it's the subwoofer at fault and not the amp, speaker wire, rca's, radio, power, or ground wiring, you should, if possible, hook up a known good subwoofer to see if it works properly. if it doesnt, check fuses, grounds, the remote amp turn on wiring, etc. it could even be something as simple as a setting on the stereo itself. if the substitute subwoofer does work properly, double check to be sure the original sub is wired correctly. if it is, i'm afraid you've got a faulty/bad subwoofer. I hope this helps and good luck!

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I'm assuming you mean the "tinsel" lead going from the connector to the sub cone. In many cases, the wire can be soldered back on. It takes care and patience and you need to be sparing with the solder and prevent it from stiffening the tinsel lead. Otherwise it will tear out again when the sub cones moves out. If the cone itself was damaged when the lead pulled off, you can use silicone sealant to repair it. Again, be sparing with the silicone and allow it 24 hours to set up before trying to operate the sub. If the wire pulled off from the connector terminal, just solder it back on.

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