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      03-23-2010, 09:26 PM   #1
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How to replace front center speaker(Logic 7)

Hi, I got the Logic 7
My front center speaker(on the windshield) I think just broke tonight. Theres a sound like if the speaker were broken(scrachhhchch) everytime I put some music. The speaker worked but theres like a bad sound coming from it(I dont know how to explain it, hope you understand) Is there anyway I can fix it or I need a new front center speaker?
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      03-23-2010, 11:01 PM   #2
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fyi, Bavarian Sound Works (BSW) has a center speaker upgrade for L7 in our cars, and there's a PDF on how to replace it on-line.
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      03-23-2010, 11:23 PM   #3
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Apparently, the L7 center channel sounds better disconnected.
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Its easy to change / remove / disconnect. Just pop the grille out with a trim tool - it just snaps up & out. Then use a stubby screwdriver to remove the screws. Easy.
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      03-24-2010, 06:52 AM   #5
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before ordering another speaker, just wire any old speaker you have laying around up temporarily to make sure the noise goes away with the speaker... ie make sure it isn't in the amp
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Before ordering another speaker, disconnect the one you have and drive around with it for awhile and notice how much better it sounds...
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lol... I'm in the same boat with no center. Some time alignment and much better. the center is band limited with weird eq on it to boot
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Thanks i do not have any trim removal tool. My question ishow can i remove the trim that cover my speaker.
Thanks!
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Before ordering another speaker, disconnect the one you have and drive around with it for awhile and notice how much better it sounds...
Can you explain how to disconnect it? From the speaker itself? Or from the amp connector? Thanks.
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you can use a small flat blade screw driver to remove the panel, just be extra careful - maybe wrap a thin piece of fabric or even paper towel around it to help avoid scratching your dash....

best to disconnect at the speaker, otherwise you would have to either cut the wires at the harness or remove the pin(s) at the harness sub assembly
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you'll want to leave the L7 off when you have it disconnected too, though I personally didnt ever use it anyway as I wasn't a fan

note that even with the L7 off, sound still comes from the center speaker - just not near as much
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Thanks. I personally like the concert hall L7 surround sound. I'm assuming this is the feature you're referring to when you mean turn it off. I'll be disconnecting my speaker today. I'll post back and tell you guys how I like it.
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Hey guys,
I disconnect the center speaker and I tried without this speaker and GOD IT SOUND AMAZING NOW . I do not have to replace it, I will leave it like that since its better without it.
Thanks again for your help folks
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Booster4075 Thanks for the pic. That's a cool screwdriver you got there. I've seen those around and might have to pick one up. frank358fr, glad you got your problem fixed.
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Booster4075 Thanks for the pic. That's a cool screwdriver you got there. I've seen those around and might have to pick one up. frank358fr, glad you got your problem fixed.
As my dad always says, "It's easy when you've got the tools!"
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