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2003 lexus convertible retracktable antenna

2003 lexus convertable retracktable antenna replacement.
Antenna is bent and won't retrack all the way down,sticks up about 12''. Goes up but won't retrack all the way in. Was bent going thru Car-wash first time in 7 years!

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Always put those down before entering a car wash.
the auto parts store will have a cheaper one than the dealership, or try a salvage yard.

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