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Air conditioning condensation and speakers

My car was leaking water from under condenser tray. Speakers started crackling and then no sound at all. Radio appears to be functioning as it will still play a CD (no sound) and also the clock is still illuminated as well. My guess is the water did something to the speaker or speakers. I have 9 of them. My car is a 2006 Nissan Sentra Special Edition. I don't know the model #. It's just the system that has 300 watt amplifier and 9 speakers including subwoofer. Thanks

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  • lasvegaslvr Aug 09, 2008

    Shuttle83...thanks for the advice. It sounds like you know your stuff. I was hoping to buy some cheap speakers from Walmart and check it myself. It sounds like it may be a little complicated for me to handle. The Nissan dealership said they would send it to the manufacturer and it would cost between $250.00 and $450.00 to find the problem, and then Nissan would charge me $89.00 to put it back in. I really can't afford that, and I was told by a audio place that it could be expensive trying to figure out what's wrong. It sounds like I am in a bad spot here. I will see what I can find out though. Thanks again.....lasvegaslvr


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Check for audio from the radio. Hook up some test speakers and make sure the radio is working. If not then your last stage audio amplifier might be defective. also test you after-market amp by injecting audio into in and see if it is still functioning. If the radio is not working and the after-market amp is then the radio is the problem and its internal amplifier will have to be replaced. If the radio works and the after-market amp does not then the after-market amp will have to be repaired. I would suggest getting this testing done by a professional auto-sound shop, to make sure the proper testing is done.

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