Date: Wed, 10 Mar 1999 12:12:28 +0200
From: "Tarmo Soodla" <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 rear deck speaker question

You probably have Saab Audio System AS2 or AS1 installed with seven or four speakers respectively. That means there are no rear deck speakers installed. Scott Turnamian <> wrote in message news:7c4ojs$nmd$ >Hello: > >I have a 1999 9-5SE. The rear deck (mounted behind the passengers' heads) >speakers do not seem to be quite right. They do not produce any discernable >output unless the volume is up and the music has some serious, >heart-thumpin' bass in it. Normal (rock jazz classical) music at normal >volume & bass settings produce no sound output. I've had several passengers >ask me why no sound was coming from the deck speakers. > >I've asked my local dealer about this. The service staff informed me that >the rear deck speakers are sub-woofers. They noted on the service request >that I had improperly adjusted the radio which is laughable. Their answer >was to set the bass adjustment to its maximum setting and adjust the fader >until the rear speakers were receiving approximately 65% of the output >(35%->front/65%->rear). This can't be right. > >First of all, are they really sub-woofers? Secondly, shouldn't the speakers >produce sound for normal music at normal volume & bass settings? Is it >possible that the crossover or some other component of the sound system is >not functioning properly? Other ideas? > >Thanks! > >Scott Turnamian > >

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