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No Bass In Sound

Don't know if this is specific to the deck, but I wired in the deck to my 94 4runner and for some reason I don't have any bass. I double checked the wiring and I'm pretty dang sure its right. Anyway, I also checked the speakers in the back where the bass usually comes out, and they are both fine. Is this a setting on the deck, or what?

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Re: No Bass In Sound

I had this problem in my nissan truck and the solution was adjusting the fader setting.The tweeters and the larger speakers were separated in such a way that adjusting the fader setting fixed the problem

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Re: No Bass In Sound

Check that you do no have the speakers wired with polarities crossed over. "out of phase" this will have the effect of cancelling out the bass. I try to rememebr stripe is negative

Posted on Dec 14, 2007

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