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Bose Lifestyle 12 System bad sound

The system makes what sounds like scratches on a record or bad static noise like poor FM reception when playing radio or CD, it seems like if I wiggle the connector to the bottom of the sub-base unit, or fool with the cord that connects the audio in to the sub-base speaker it fixes it briefly. I can't seem to open the sub-base speaker to see if there is corrosion, and I'm thinking it might be the cord itself, what do you gentlemen think?

Cheers and Merry Christmas,

Marshall Walker
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

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  • malikbari Jan 07, 2009

    i want to open my sub as to see is their any fuse blown up inside can anybody help me to show how is done



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You can buy a new cord from bose or any palce such as radio shack etc where equivalent connections can be made up to suit with no difficulty.

as for opening the bass box, i recommend not doing this unless it is absolutley the last resort.
the sound will never be the same again and you will end up with a really bad repair that looks bad and sounds bad too.

however if you are determined to do this, let me know firts and i'll tell you how to do it correctly and professionally and very simply indeed. but when youve done this will you know what your are looking at as unless you are an electronics guru with loads of time tools and equipment and hours of time to go to radio shack (again) are you really up to serviceing those not serviceable parts on circuit boards ?

by the tone of you question i think you know already its the cords , go and obtain original replacements from bose or after marklet iones from the internet or get them made to suit locally at any half decent electronics shop.

, good luck

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