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Auto antenna does not extend

Auto ant. stopped working after a recent trip thru a touch less carwash. It's not below freezing here.

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The Auto anntena is driven by an electric motor tucked under the side skin inside the trunk. It is possible that some moisture leaked in and caused the system to blow, usually resulting in a blown fuse. Check the fuse box, the manual will identify the propler fuse position in the fusebox. If thats not the problem, than you'll have to look at the anntena drive motor a little closer.

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