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My 17 month old daughter pushed in the mid and tweeter on my home stereo is there a way i can fix it without getting new speakers a trick of the trade if you will ???

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Hi - As a last resort you can try sucking the cones out with a vacuum cleaner. Choose a "low" setting (usually there is a hole you can uncover in the hose" and go carefully!

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