S3 2001 Bose front speakers not working - replacements?

Schlaag

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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 **** 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.
Instructions are here for removing the door cards:
http://freepdfhosting.com/7f903e1adb.pdf
 
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