Introduction

Most people aren't happy when a speaker blows out in their car. Old cars can be intimidating because working on them may be difficult at times. This is the perfect Fast Fix guide for anyone who has that problem with their classic Mustang.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: On the battery locate the black negative battery terminal. Image 2/2: Next unscrew the knob on the disconnect.
  • Find the car battery under the hood.

  • On the battery locate the black negative battery terminal.

  • Next unscrew the knob on the disconnect.

  • Lastly move the negative lead away from the batter terminal.

  • Make sure not to cross the battery leads.

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  • Locate the kick panel speaker that needs to be replaced.

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Image 1/1: Check the kind of screws that were used to hold the speaker in place.
  • Locate the two top screws as well as the two bottom screws for the speaker.

  • Check the kind of screws that were used to hold the speaker in place.

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Image 1/3: A philips head screwdriver will be needed. Image 2/3: Do not use a socket in this situation because it may mess up the speaker guard. Image 3/3: Lastly make sure to remove the screw completely without stripping out the screw hole.
  • You are now ready to start replacing the speaker.

  • A philips head screwdriver will be needed.

  • Do not use a socket in this situation because it may mess up the speaker guard.

  • Lastly make sure to remove the screw completely without stripping out the screw hole.

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Image 1/3: Be careful when removing the speaker. Do not pull the wires tight. Image 2/3: Be careful when removing the speaker. Do not pull the wires tight. Image 3/3: Be careful when removing the speaker. Do not pull the wires tight.
  • The speaker guard and speaker are now ready to be removed.

  • Be careful when removing the speaker. Do not pull the wires tight.

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Image 1/2: Remove both the positive and negative wires. Image 2/2: Remove both the positive and negative wires.
  • Locate the wires on the back of the broken speaker.

  • Remove both the positive and negative wires.

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Image 1/2: Slide the positive and negative wires onto the speaker terminals. Image 2/2: Slide the positive and negative wires onto the speaker terminals.
  • Now locate the new speaker.

  • Slide the positive and negative wires onto the speaker terminals.

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Image 1/3: Line up the speaker holes with the existing holes in the kick panel. Image 2/3: Be careful not to pinch the speaker wires. Image 3/3: This would be a good time to replace the speaker wires if needed
  • Place the speaker back into the kick panel housing.

  • Line up the speaker holes with the existing holes in the kick panel.

  • Be careful not to pinch the speaker wires.

  • This would be a good time to replace the speaker wires if needed

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Image 1/2: Screw in all four screws Image 2/2: Do not over tighten the screws or the holes will strip out.
  • Place the speaker guard back over the speaker.

  • Screw in all four screws

  • Do not over tighten the screws or the holes will strip out.

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Image 1/2: Screw the knob until it is snug. Image 2/2: Screw the knob until it is snug.
  • Reconnect the negative battery terminal.

  • Screw the knob until it is snug.

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Conclusion

You have now replaced the speaker.

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