[200q20v] #%*!@ BOSE!
sscalmanini at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 15 20:12:53 EDT 2001
Yes, it's a blown speaker ... actually it's a blown
amp, but they exchange as a unit for under $100 (or at
least they did ~3 years ago via Carlsen when I had to
do so. ' same passenger door speaker.)
Be very careful removing the door panel. Use a proper
tool to release the ~9 fasteners around the lower half
of the panel. Don't just pull with your finger tips
or you'll break the thin plastic panel like I did.
I documented this in the archives of that era.
Whatever happened to the plan to get that archive
combined with the current one?
Bose speakers have built-in amps, so just any old
speaker won't do. Strangely, though, this is one of
the few items that Audi *doesn't" (or didn't) charge a
ridiculous amount for. Last I checked, a rebuilt unit
was $75 or so.
On Friday, July 13, 2001, at 11:44 PM,
Tomsaudi200 at aol.com wrote:
> [..]Is this is blown speaker, or something more
serious. I know Audi would charge me a fortune to
replace the speaker, if it is shot. Have any of you
installed other speakers in the front door panel
without cutting the panel, or compromising the quality
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