Denver area '87-'88 5000CS parts car?

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Sat Apr 1 14:56:37 PDT 2017

DeWitt Harrison wrote:
> As a side question, how can audio speakers go open circuit just sitting on
> the shelf? Gradual corrosion at the internal wire connections?

I recall the V8 rear speakers have built-in amplifiers. The capacitors in the amplifier would age and leak, rendering them and the speaker useless.  It may be the 5000 has similar amplified speakers, and a similar problem with leaking capacitors. 

Kent McLean
’02 VW Beetle TDI and lots of ex-Audis, including Bad Puppy

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