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    Default 07 Silverado Classic Left Speaker... Now she works... .Now she doesn't

    Ok this one got me confused. Yesteday I got in the truck for work and left speaker had no audio in door except the tweeter. doesn't cut in or out, no popping or crackling like a blown speaker would do. I left work and got in truck and the speaker was working fine.

    So I thought ok maybe I will keep an eye on it. got in the truck this morning and again no sound as if someone unplugged the speaker. Tweeter still going during all this.
    I have read others having this issue with no resolution. Some have replaced the head unit and still having problems. Seen speakers replaced and yet still a problem.

    Any Ideas? anyone no a real solution to what seems to be somewhat common problem?

    07 Silverado Classic 5.3L Z71 4x4

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    Maybe its just a connection to the speaker, try taking your door panel off and checking the wires.
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    Man, I got the same problem!
    DJ Galloway
    08 Chevy Silverado LT(Blue)
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    Default I noticed one thing so far.

    It seems to only be a problem in the morning when it's cooler. I will post more on what I find when I get it fixed. Gonna get a new voltage meter since the one I have is unreliable and check the voltage at the speaker when it's occurring. This should tell me if it's the speaker or not at least. Then I will have to pin it down to the radio or wiring.


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    dudeee, I have the exact same problem. usually occurs in the AM and after i get in my truck after work the speaker works fine..its been freaking me out. please keep us updated on what you u have factory speakers or aftermarket? i have factory and just think it could be because they are so old and ****ty.

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    Default Factory

    Quote Originally Posted by BigRed07 View Post
    dudeee, I have the exact same problem. usually occurs in the AM and after i get in my truck after work the speaker works fine..its been freaking me out. please keep us updated on what you u have factory speakers or aftermarket? i have factory and just think it could be because they are so old and ****ty.

    Yeah I have factory. We bought the truck last fall and havn't really changed anything on it. From past experience I have never seen temperatures effect the function of a speaker, but I have seen it effect electronics. But it usually reacts just the opposite with electronics, works when cold and stops when warming up..... I get a meter today so I have it on hand.


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    Hi!!,, I got the same problem, but in my case, both left speaker have the problem,, front and rear! (double cab). When they begins to work,, the first is the rear and 20 minutes after, front does!.
    Does aneyone has found the cause ??


    ---------- Post added at 10:54 AM ---------- Previous post was at 09:06 AM ----------

    Solved..!!! Just change the speaker!!

    ..... from kvert......
    " ... Yes sorry I should of posted it. Replace the speaker... This is the first time I have ever seen a speaker react this way. I was able to monitor the signal feed to the speaker when it occurred and found that the signal had not changed. I plugged in another temporary spare speaker I had from my stereo system to find that it worked. So I went and bought replacements for both doors and have no more issues. plus it sounds better. lol... "

    Thank you very much!

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    Default Fixed it!! Wire damaged in door boot

    Hey guys I was having this same problem but I figured it out! So i have a 08 and my driver door speaker was doing the same when i opened door, the chime would go away and come back and some days speaker would work and some days not so one day while music was playing with door open i grabbed the door boot, moved it around and realized it was cutting in and out when i did that, so i wiggled it around alil more hoping it would find a good spot and it completely stopped working so today i went out and took door panel off to test light both speaker wires well one was damged in the door boot somewhere so i just ran a new wire threw and now it works great!!! Hope this helps

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    It was my speakers when I had this issue. Replaced all 4 of them last year and haven't had any trouble since then.
    2007 Chevy Silverado LT1 Crew Cab
    4x4, 5.3 Vortec Flex Fuel with Active Fuel Management

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