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Old 01-24-2006, 02:54 PM   #1
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Half the speakers working when playing CDs

I did a search but i didnt really know what to search for and couldnt find anything for my situation.. first i have the stock 2001 stereo setup, when i play any CD, burnt or one i bought from the store only the left side of the speakers will work, when i corner sometimes the left side will chime in occasionally then go back to just the right side when i go straight again..this only happens when playing a CD.. when i play the radio everything works perfect. anyone experienced something like this. any ideas?


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Old 01-24-2006, 03:48 PM   #2
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that sounds Like an Internal Problem.... Like a problem with the stock deck or HeadUnit... Unless you are positive the problem doesn't replicate under am or fm radio.

either bring it to ford and see if they'll replace it for free since it's pretty much a defect.... it's worth a shot....

your 2nd option is to upgrade to a nice aftermarket one.
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yea im positive it doesnt happen on the am/fm, ive tried to replicate it many times but cant on the radio just the cd. ill see what ford says..but dont really have the money for a nice aftermarket one. heh
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Sounds like a bad connection inside the HU... could be real interesting to try to track down.
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i say go to best buy, and pick up a nice $150 hu, buy the wiring harness, and do it yourself... and if that doesnt solve the problem, re wire the speakers, and keep the nice hu u just bought.
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