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    How do I determine which wire does what for my front speaker? (have a multimeter)

    My front stock speakers have 4 wires connected to the back. I assume the crossover is located in the speaker, and that 2 of those wires are outputs to the stock tweeter. My question is, how to I find out which ones lead to the tweeter? I need to use the factory wiring as my car is stupid and the door rubber thing doesn't have any room to feed a wire through it. I've already taken out my stock head unit so I can't test it that simply.

    2 wires are grey, 2 are brown.







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    Re: How do I determine which wire does what for my front speaker? (have a multimeter)

    using multi meter range rx1 from out of cross over...test it you hear it and you can now find which speaker wire...ther are standard color coding like...violet RR,green RL,white FL,GRAY FL..




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    Re: How do I determine which wire does what for my front speaker? (have a multimeter)

    I appreciate the quick reply, but I can't really understand what you are on about can you please clarify?




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    Re: How do I determine which wire does what for my front speaker? (have a multimeter)

    Use the ohmmeter to measure across the wire pairs. If the wiring is typical there will be a capacitor crossover in series with the tweeters and the DMM will read open circuit (infinite) but the woofers will measure 2-4 ohms.

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    Get a helper. Then take a C or D cell battery and touch it to the wires while your helper listens to the speakers. There will be a 'click' noise from each speaker when you touch the battery.



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    Re: How do I determine which wire does what for my front speaker? (have a multimeter)

    Ok thanks, I should be able to manage that cheers for quick replies guys




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