99' Sunfire stereo problems

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Hey, just posting a question for a friend.
OK car info:
99' sunfire 4dr
approx 55,000 km
bone stock.

ok so, we put a sub in the back, just a little one 8" i think. The connection was 'bridged' between the back 2 speekers, it worked. At the end of the night we un-hooked the sub and re-hooked the back 2 stock speakers, and they worked no prob for about 15-20 mins, then they just cut out.
Any ideas? (if i forgot ne info let me know)

posted by  84_Jetta_GLi

When you hooked them back up you might not of got it together tight. You need to try to unhook them and hook them back up. You might get lucky and was just a loose connetion.

posted by  muddy4x4man

Tryed that allready, a couple times to no avail. :(

posted by  84_Jetta_GLi

My kid the stereo guru says it's almost certainly one of two things.

1. Check your fade adjustment, it might be full forward.

2. If you bridged the rear channel and pushed it hard you may have cooked it or an improper bridge will do the same. Sometime this happens right away and sometimes it takes a while like what happened to you. Not to good. :(

posted by  vwhobo

checked the fade, its good.

so i guess it must be the 2nd. but just to check whats the definition of an improper bridge? and if it is blown how can it be fixed? Whole new deck or something else?

Thx for the help so far.

posted by  84_Jetta_GLi

Ummmmm. I'll have to wait till I can talk to him again. I think you might have to replace the entire car. :twisted:

posted by  vwhobo

Well he gave me a spectacular explanation on the bridge. Unfortunately most of it is above my level of comprehension. Suffice it to say if you're getting nothing through the speakers, hook up a spare set. If they don't work get a new head unit.

posted by  vwhobo

OK cool, well not cool for me but w/e. Thx for the help and thank your son for me 2.

posted by  84_Jetta_GLi

Apparently the stereo fairys came and fixed it while i was sleeping, because i got up this morning and it was workin fine, go figure...

posted by  84_Jetta_GLi

I wonder what kinda flat rate they make working in the middle of the night. 8)

posted by  vwhobo

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