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Which way do the serrated edges face when you feed the line into the power antenna motor?

Back about a year ago the antenna of my 1995 Nissan Altima broke in half as I drove it through an automatic carwash, foolishly forgetting to turn off the radio (and foolishly taking it to an auto-wash when i probably do the washing better myself. I've bought a replacement antenna, taken the old one out, but the serrated part that goes into the power antenna motor is what I'm having trouble with. I'm not sure if the serrated edges should be facing the front or back of the car. It's a hassle trying to get the cable to snag, and I feel like I may be facing it thr wrong way, even though it won't take it no matter which way it goes. The trial and error method is starting to worry me, and the antenna is a unviersal power antenna that I bought from Autozone.

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  • emmanuel1987 May 30, 2009

    You're right! Got it fixed up earlier, thanks. It just wasn't going in for the first few tries, then I tried my luck and opened it's motor. There was a lot of sludge in there for some reason, but I cleared some of it out and saw where it faced afterwards. Thanks again!

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Im pretty sure the serrated edges face to the rear of the car that is what grabs to hold it in place good luck

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