How Do You Repair Home Theater Subwoofers?
If your subwoofer breaks, it may be possible to repair it without having to take it to a repair technician. This article will help you decide whether or not the problem you are experiencing with your subwoofer warrants professional help. Here are some basic guidelines on how to repair a home theater subwoofer. Step 1 Review the owner’s manual. Most manuals have an expansive section of troubleshooting tips. Step 2 Try to identify the problem with your subwoofer. First, make sure it is plugged in to the right components as well as a power source. Look for any noticeable damage to the speaker. Also make sure none of the wires are loose. Step 3 See if the subwoofer has a great amount of reverb, then try putting a blanket or piece of carpet beneath it. That may absorb some of the rattling. Step 4 See if you have a crack in the foam ring around the speaker, known as the surround; it will create a distorted buzz. An easy fix for this problem is taping the crack with electrical tape or coverin