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Hi All,

Had my C7 2LT for about a week now and need some help from other owners with 2LT... I've heard of people with the subwoofer comment that the bass is too boomy and that adjustments had to be made to make it sound better. I'm having the exact opposite issue. I found the bass in my car to be pretty wimpy. It definitely doesn't sound like its got a subwoofer in the hatch.

To test it, I adjusted the sound and increased the bass, moved the fade to the rear of the vehicle and put on some songs with deep bass. I went to the back of the vehicle, popped the hatch and put my hands in front of the subwoofer grill (I'm guessing the single speaker grill in the rear of the vehicle is the subwoofer?) and don't feel any sort of air being pushed through. When my hand touches the interior trim, I feel it vibrate, but I think its from the bass generated by other speakers.

Can someone please let me know if you can clearly feel air being pushed through the rear grill when bass hits in a song?

I'm beginning to suspect that the subwoofer is either missing, or that it is not connected properly.

Thanks!
 

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It's prob not hooked up, I've heard from another owner that a couple of his speakers wires were off or about to fall off
 

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I will have to check mine as I feel it isn't working either...
I also moved fader all the way to rear and no noticeable bass at all. All bass seems to be coming from front doors only
 

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I will have to check mine as I feel it isn't working either...
I also moved fader all the way to rear and no noticeable bass at all. All bass seems to be coming from front doors only
Kathoga; If you take it in to get it checked out (or you check it yourself) please let us know what they / you find out.
 

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I also moved fader all the way to rear and no noticeable bass at all. All bass seems to be coming from front doors only
I may be wrong, but subwoofers are independent and not directional and would not be effected by right/left or front/rear adjustments.
 

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I may be wrong, but subwoofers are independent and not directional and would not be effected by right/left or front/rear adjustments.
All depends on the amplifier and crossover configuration. Typically, Blose sound systems have an amplifier with EQ/processing built into each speaker module. Also, not sure I buy the "loose wire" theory, as the connectors snap together. It's possible the bass module was never connected, I suppose.

Blose systems tend to emphasize the prominent "mid-bass hump" present in automotive interiors, so if you're not hearing true sub-bass, that's not unusual for a Blose system. Less critical listeners enjoy the warm sound of mid-bass hump.

Good luck getting it diagnosed.
 

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Check which general setting you have for the sound: driver, center, etc. That will effect the subwoofer as well.
 

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Hi All,

Had my C7 2LT for about a week now and need some help from other owners with 2LT... I've heard of people with the subwoofer comment that the bass is too boomy and that adjustments had to be made to make it sound better. I'm having the exact opposite issue. I found the bass in my car to be pretty wimpy. It definitely doesn't sound like its got a subwoofer in the hatch.

To test it, I adjusted the sound and increased the bass, moved the fade to the rear of the vehicle and put on some songs with deep bass. I went to the back of the vehicle, popped the hatch and put my hands in front of the subwoofer grill (I'm guessing the single speaker grill in the rear of the vehicle is the subwoofer?) and don't feel any sort of air being pushed through. When my hand touches the interior trim, I feel it vibrate, but I think its from the bass generated by other speakers.

Can someone please let me know if you can clearly feel air being pushed through the rear grill when bass hits in a song?

I'm beginning to suspect that the subwoofer is either missing, or that it is not connected properly.

Thanks!
Mine, too, is very 'bassy." I also suspect a misconnection.
 

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You csn eliminate the boomyness with some sound deadening peel snd stick on the bulkhead behind the seat. Its about 4 pages to the end of my build thread. Afterwards, I swear you think you have a diff subwoofer. $60 from amazon and a psir of sissors is all you need.
 
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