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Blown subs i just got 2 12" orion subs from my friend. when i hooked them up i got nothing and relized that i couldnt even push the sub in with my hand. i came to the conclusion that its blown/frozen up but i was wondering is there any way i could fix the sub since my kicker is on its way out. any information on this would be appreciated.

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Generally, when woofers freeze, the coils weld themselves to the magnet structure. It wouldn't be possible to repair them without the required replacement parts. Even if you could get the replacement cone/voice coil, the magnetic gap and the area around it isn't likely to be in good enough condition to accept the new parts. With only a few exceptions (Digital Designs and other high-end woofers), woofers are disposable if they're not under warranty.

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Let me know what happens?

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