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    S3 2001 Bose front speakers not working - replacements?

    Gentlemen

    My newly acquired S3 only has working rear speakers. Its a bose system

    Is this common?

    What is the speaker set up for the car? 4 or 5" mid and a tweeter up front? Not sure on rear

    Can anyone advise what is best to replace them with? and is it an arse of a job with interior trim panels?

    many thanks
    Dave

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    All speakers in the Bose system are 4" on the 8L A3. Tweeters are 1".
    You really need to replace like for like as they run at 1 ohm impedance, so even low impedance replacements will only deliver less than half the power from the Bose amp.
    If you have no sound at all from the front then I doubt it is a speaker problem as the tweeters should still work, more likely the Bose amp.
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