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Passenger side speaker vibration

Post by Jeags » Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:25 pm

Hi all,

Noticed a fairly loud vibration coming from the passenger side speaker in the door card. Only happens when the bass is a bit louder but I took it off yesterday to see if it was anything loose and couldn't find anything when disconnected. Any ideas or should I just try and find a replacement?

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Re: Passenger side speaker vibration

Post by warpc0il » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:13 pm

Check the speaker itself

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Re: Passenger side speaker vibration

Post by Jeags » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:20 pm

Yeah, have taken it off and thought it may be a tear in the actual speaker itself but it isn't so I'm a bit stumbled. It's got a metal cover over half of it which I could take off but I didn't want to disassemble it too much as I'd rather have a working vibrating one than none at all.

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Re: Passenger side speaker vibration

Post by Honkytonk » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:12 pm

I'll get some footage of my driver's side doing what I think might be a similar thing tomorrow when it's not pouring it down. Be interested if it is the same as I believe mine might be a ripped cone.
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Re: Passenger side speaker vibration

Post by Azimuth » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:35 pm

Mine has been doing the same thing for a couple of months, on the passenger side, and only at specific frequencies. These issues are normally fixed with a new(er) speaker unless there is something loose. I think there are probably quite a few spares lurking around at least.
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Re: Passenger side speaker vibration

Post by sKenDread » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:33 pm

You could possibly test it in situ with the door card removed and connectors attached.

If you use Bluetooth then you can find test frequencies or download and burn a CD to playback continuously on a loop.
Find the frequency that resonates the most and then look around to find put what is vibrating. Don't play it too loud and make sure you are panned fully to the left and reader to the front to minimise speaker damage in any others

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