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Did I get shorted two speakers?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SManZ, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Sep 21, 2009 at 5:05 AM
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    SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    I was taking a look at the window sticker on my '09 Prerunner and it says I have the upgraded sound system with 4 speakers + 2 in the ceiling and subwoofer. I can find the two tweeters and two speakers on the front doors and the sub is between the two rear seats. I don't see any ceiling speakers though...did I get shorted or am I looking in the wrong spot? I didn't see any in the rear clamshell doors either.
     
  2. Sep 21, 2009 at 5:30 AM
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    95SLE

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    I have the same speaker problem in my AC. I turn the radio to all sound output to the rear and do not hear anything. The window sticker says I have ceiling speakers in the rear.

    I hate to take it back to the dealer for this.
     
  3. Sep 21, 2009 at 5:49 AM
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    uood8

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    they are up there...if you fade the radio to the rear, the ceiling speakers and the sub will play. you can also turn the radio up and feel the headliner vibrating...they are on the outside of the front seats close to the seam where the access door and front door meet (in the headliner of course...so your not gonna be able to see them).
     
  4. Sep 21, 2009 at 6:02 AM
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    Fadeing to the back did not work for me.
     
  5. Sep 21, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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    coma09

    coma09 Senior Member. Hey, what's That supposed to mean?

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    Sounds like you have a problem ...... dealer.
    I don't see mine, but I hear them.
    They suck, you're not missing a lot.
     
  6. Sep 22, 2009 at 2:08 AM
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    I know that is why I am probably not going to bother with the dealer. After all they will want the truck for a day.

    I am planning an amp and front speaker install by November, with a little luck.
     
  7. Sep 23, 2009 at 4:12 AM
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    Thanks! Found them by cranking up the radio a bit and putting my hand on the headliner. What a weird spot...
     
  8. Sep 23, 2009 at 4:29 AM
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    FJ cruiser first used these in 2007. Tacoma got them in 2009 in the access cab

    "A headliner, yes. Big deal, you think. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. There’s something to it that affects the ear. This headliner is not simply something to cover up wires and unattractive sheet metal. Rather, in that headliner are two speakers—NXT SurfaceSound transducers—that are 52% thinner than ordinary speakers. One of the reasons why this is possible is because the headliner actually serves as a diaphragm for the speakers. This is said to be the first deployment of this technology in a vehicle."
     
  9. Sep 23, 2009 at 4:59 AM
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    Did you have the fade setting to the rear and not the front speakers?
     
  10. Sep 23, 2009 at 5:06 AM
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    Well I'm not overly impressed with them. They seem to be very useless, and the audio output is minimal.
     
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