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Mission m73 with a woofer which seems to have gone dead

I have had a pair of Mission m73 speakers for about 10 years, and noticed yesterday that the left channel woofer isn't emitting any sound. I've checked the connections which were OK, swapped the speakers around and right works where left didn't and left still doesn't work in right's position, so I've now dismantled the woofer to check visible damage and try the AAA battery pop test... and I think the woofer is definitely dead. I've been reading on forums this morning and people tend to say that woofers don't just die like that, and the tweeter will normally die first... So what's my problem, and how do I solve it? Please? Can i replace the woofer? They seem hard to source on internet?

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I use to have some warfdales that did that, and generally it was the cross over unit that would blow a fuse, if fitted.

Posted on Dec 26, 2013

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    Chris Ackland Dec 27, 2013

    Thanks for the advice Tim. Do you know where I'd find the crossover unit and associated fuse(s), and what they'd look like?

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SOURCE: Lost woofer in one cabinet.

I'm not familiar with your specific model, but some of these have fuses for the woofers. Check for a blown safety fuse. Also, verify that the connections to the crossover board are in good shape. These crossovers are not that complex and don't usually fail. Keep us posted on what you find.
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SOURCE: JBL speaker's woofer occasionally cuts out - tweeter still works.

Your driver has a damaged voice coil, you can either find a speaker repairer to replace the voice coil or find a replacement driver to fit.

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