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Jl audio 12w3v4....both smoked and fried on a 500/ jl amp

I have two jl audio 12w3v4 subs and burnt out both...they smoked up my whole car for about 25 mins....who can repair them or will buy them? no warranty...i bought on ebay seven months ago...thanks in advance

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  • hollyroc373 Mar 08, 2008

    thanks for trying

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Unfortunately, it sounds like the voice coils burnt up. There are places that do repair, but for these particular subs, it would be more cost efficient to replace them. I also doubt they are salable, but ebay is a magical place.....

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