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Negative and positive termanals not marked on speaker for instqllation does it matter?

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Easy fix. all you do is connect the wires to the speaker then touch the other end to the car battery quickly when the speaker pops outward the positive and negative on the battery will determine the speaker positive and negative. hope i explained it well enough so that you understand. good luck

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It matters. Get a 9-volt battery and touch it to the terminals. When the positive side of the 9-volt is connected to the positive speaker terminal, the cone will pop out. If it pops in, then the positive side of the battery is touching the negative speaker terminal.

NOTE: A subwoofer should be strong enough to handle this. If you try this with a small speaker you can damage it!

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