Are you suffering from a faulty subwoofer? And thinking about replacing it? Well, before you rush out and replace them, why not try repairing them on your own? With this article, you’ll know how to repair a subwoofer.
Speakers and subwoofers are a vital part of our car sound systems, whether they’re stock (bought with the car) or an aftermarket upgrade. In this article, we’ll show you how to repair them when they go wrong, saving hundreds of dollars on repairs at your local mechanic.
They are added to a car’s speaker system to reproduce frequencies below the other speakers’ handle.
All you need is some tools and ingredients that almost everyone has lying around the house! Cut open your old subwoofer, and you’ll find several different parts: usually, an empty metal box, a broken piece of paper cone attached to a metal coil and some screws.
If you like tinkering in the garage, saving money on car fixing costs and enjoy being creative, this is ideal for you! Here’s how to repair a subwoofer.
Once it’s complete, tie off the top with a tight knot to stop any cotton from escaping.
The short answer to this question is no. The repair is likely not worth it.
By making sure that the coil is fully attached to your subwoofer’s paper cone, that you remove all of the old glue from both parts before applying new glue and using a heavy object while they dry. You may also want to check out this guide for more information on how to repair speakers:
If the unit is new, there may be something wrong with it. If that’s not the case, consider placing the subwoofer on top of a coaster or another piece of soft material to dampen the vibrations.
Checking the wire connections first and making sure you have all your screws/nuts in place (tighten them as much as possible with a screwdriver) should also help prevent shaking or other issues.
This can be caused by a loose wire connection or something rubbing against the cone (including excessive dust build-up). You may also want to clean out your unit with compressed air and check all of the connections are tightly in place:
Place it on top of something soft, like a coaster or another piece of material, and check all wire connections inside. You may also want to check out this guide for more information on how to deal with humming speakers:
Well, there you have it. If I’m honest, this was an article that I struggled with for a while, and the best solution was to take several articles from public forums and put them together as one article. After all of that hard work, I hope you found it helpful! Any questions or comments? Leave them below, and I’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading!