help repairing cheap sub

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  1. ca5plays

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    i have a Phillips home audio system my dog jumped up and knocked the sub woofer over and now it rattles it seems to be the box , and its sealed so i cant open it with out killing it . im sure i should just go get a new one , i got this one for free and it works well so i might upgrade the sub , its non powered and it really thumps for a non powered sub , i think, if anyone knows what i should do to seal the box and make it stop rattling please let me know , thanks ( ps i have to grip clamps holding it in place so i know the speaker part is good its just rattles the box and it sounds like shit now and i cant listen to rl grime and uz mixes with out the boom boom )

     
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    use a 2 component glue, and reinforce it with some plastic sheets, if it is only the box.

    instead of plastic sheets, You can use this net... it is used for reinforcing walls.

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    Sounds like its gone mate...

    get a new one...
     
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    yeah i hate to throw away good sound stuff but ill just look for another one its more sentimental than monetary thanks for any help tho
     
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    No need to dump it. Most likely the speaker cabinet is glued together, so I would remove the one side of the box that seems most easy to remove and then fix the part inside that's moving (usually coils or capacitors). Fix them well, using a steel bracket and wood screws, additionally fix them with hot glue, then glue the box back together.
     
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    ok thanks i clamped it down its been pretty normal ever since cant wait to get a better one but this one wkrs well for now
     
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