car speakers

only the front passenger speaker is working

My car has 103000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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Hello, and thank you for writing in. With one speaker working, we know that power is being sent out from the deck to the speakers. This means there is either an issue with the speakers themselves, or there is an issue with their wiring. Considering the age of the vehicle, the drivers side is likely to go first, as it gets opened and closed most often. The terminals in the back of the deck where the speaker wires connect may also be loose, failing, dirty, or disconnected. You can also test the connection at the speaker and see if there is any power coming to them. If they are testing within range, then you know you have a speaker issue. For more diagnostic help, contact our service department to schedule an appointment.

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NOTE: THE FACTORY SPEAKER PROVISION IS FOR 6 X 9″ 4-HOLE SPEAKERS.
A 180-watt, 8-speaker audio system is standard on the Accord EX, Sport Hybrid, EX-L Hybrid and Sport-L Hybrid. The Accord Touring Hybrid is equipped with a Bose70 premium sound system with 12 speakers, including subwoofer. All trims have a USB-C Smartphone/Audio Interface2 within the center stack.
To ensure the car stereo offers you a standard audio experience, it must come with at least 20 RMS wattage ratings with a peak wattage rating of 200 Watt. Most factory-set stereos have an 8-10 watt RMS rating and peak wattage rating of 200 watt.
A standard stereo system will pan the sound from left to right as it passes the character, but can`t emulate aerial sounds. Dolby Atmos, on the other hand, can do so. In fact, you don`t even need multiple speaker outputs, many capable soundbars can recreate this overhead sound so long as its properly setup.
Front door speakers. Your Civic`s front door speakers/woofers, regardless of stock system, are 6-3/4” models that can be replaced by 6-1/2” or 6-3/4” aftermarket speakers.
The interior of each BMW model is a unique environment. So Bowers & Wilkins has developed a bespoke audio system for each one, designed to maximize acoustic performance while enhancing the cabin architecture at the same time.
All Civic engines use 4-valve-per-cylinder technology (16v) for maximum efficiency. In fact, all are mechanically identical with the exception of those used in EX sedans and coupes and HX coupes. These add a variable valve timing system (called VTEC by Honda) that makes them extraordinarily responsive at any speed.
One watt=90 dB. One hundred watts, or 100X more power=110 dB.
It`s a major indicator of a speaker`s overall loudness, and one reason why a 1,000-watt speaker isn`t necessarily louder than a 500-watt one. In fact, a 500-watt speaker with a sensitivity of 98dB will actually be the same volume as a 1,000-watt speaker with a sensitivity of 95dB.
With an amplifier up to 100 watts in your car you`re good with that. To play music for hours, an amplifier of up to 40 watts is recommended. The 88 dB sensitivity of the speakers is approximately equal to the sound of an electric lawnmower. So enjoy your music on the road at an audible volume.
Which is better: DTS or Dolby Digital? Based on the specs alone, DTS beats its rival with higher bit-rates that promise a more realistic movie experience. That said, other factors such as signal-to-noise ratio and speaker calibration mean that plenty of audiophiles would rate Dolby above DTS.
Stereo audio typically sounds fuller and more dynamic because it isn`t limited to a single audio channel. By using more than one channel, all the different elements and layers on a track have more space to shine. And that results in a more detailed, realistic, and 3D-like sound quality.
Removing the front door speakers

Your Civic`s front door speakers/woofers, regardless of stock system, are 6-3/4” models that can be replaced by 6-1/2″ or 6-3/4″ aftermarket models.

Rear speakers. The rear shelf speakers in the Civic sedan are a simple, bolt-in upgrade, with large openings that hold 3-bolt 6-3/4″ speakers.
1999 Honda Civic Value – $461-$3,547 | Edmunds.

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