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Wires snapped on both speakers the wires that run from the voice coil to where u hook the speaker wires in have snapped in half. 2 wires on each speaker. How can I fix this? Can the wires be saudered back together or what? pkease help

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HI,
Sure They Can. just ensure Red To + Positive. And Black To Negative. Or If Colours are Different determine which is + Positive.
these can be resoldered on, using a standard 15-25 watt soldering iron.

Mike @ compurepair.

Posted on May 10, 2008

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