Question about Car Audio & Video
Just installed a new kenwood receiver KDC-x492 to replace another that i thought was bad. The old one worked fine until it just wouldnt work right anymore. The volume was real faint and you could'nt turn it up, no bass or tone at all. THe speakers that I'm using are a fairly new set of Rockford -Fosgates 6x9's that worked well until this problem occured. The new one that I put in is doing the same thing With the speakers being the common denominator. + and - are hooked up properly and I'm sure my wiring is correct.I've disconnected 1 speaker at a time and no change. What could be wrong? Need some help. Thanks
Sounds like the woofer cones are blown, no fix for that except to replace them.
You did the right thing disconnecting one at a time. Are both speakers doing that? It is a little strange that both would go out at the same time, but stranger things have happened.
If you have an extra speaker laying around someplace that you know is good (even a home stereo speaker), try disconnecting both speakers and connect the one good one to see if it sounds OK. If it sounds good or at least normal, you have some bad speakers. If the one speaker still sounds bad, you have a problem with the speaker wiring someplace. You might even need to run new wires just to rule them out as a problem.
If the problem is not the speakers, then this is a very strange problem indeed!
Good luck and I hope this helps you. If you need more help just reply back after you checked them out a little more.
Posted on Jun 18, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 06, 2014 | Kenwood KDC-X492 Car CD/ MP3 Player
Jun 26, 2011 | Kenwood Sirius KDC-MP522 CD Player
Jan 20, 2011 | Kenwood KDC-X492 Car CD/ MP3 Player
May 28, 2010 | Kenwood KDC-X492 Car CD/ MP3 Player
Nov 07, 2009 | Kenwood KDC-X492 Car CD/ MP3 Player
Aug 23, 2009 | Kenwood KDC-X492 Car CD/ MP3 Player
Feb 26, 2009 | Kenwood KDC-MP438U Car CD/ MP3 Player
Jan 27, 2009 | Kenwood KDC-X492 Car CD/ MP3 Player
Sep 18, 2008 | Kenwood KDC-W3037A CD-receiver,...
75 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!