Question about 1995 Buick Riviera

1 Answer

The antena won't go down when car is off and the

The antenna won't go down when car is off and the antenna motor continues to run. How do I get it to stop running?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 70 Answers

A plastic tape runs the ant. up and down via a motor that sits behind the carpet in your trunk. the tape is broke or in a bind. most cases in broke. if you want to fix it short of buying a new/used ant. assm. pull back carpet and while ant is in the up position disconnect the motor wire so it doesnt run constant. it wont go down when car is off but the motor wont run either. but those are your two choices.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Rear antenna


Start by checkingthe fuse for the antena then the antena itself for motor functionality and stickiness.

Jul 08, 2013 | 1994 Toyota Camry

1 Answer

Volvo power antenna doesn't work


Check power to the antena with the stereo on. If power is available, then change the antena motor.

Nov 04, 2012 | 1994 Volvo 940

1 Answer

My antena keeps trying to move and it is stuck. does not matter if car is on or not


THERE IS A SWITCH IN THE ANTENNA MODULE THAT SHUTS MOTOR OFF WHEN IT IS ALL THE WAY UP OR ALL THE WAY DOWN. YOU NEED TO REPLACE THE ANTENNA MODULE NOT A DIFFICULT JOB.

Jul 17, 2012 | 1998 Oldsmobile 88

1 Answer

How do I put the radio antena down to go through a car wash?


If it's an electric antenna, it should retract when you turn the radio off. If not either the relay or the drive motor has failed. if its a "fixed" antenna, you don't do anything and just leave it in place.

May 23, 2011 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

1987 560 SL, how to trouble shoot the power antenae and toggle switch on dash. Antenae motor wont run at all.


Hirschman antenna are jerks when they get old. Pull it, then pull it apart and see if the plastic band that turns the motor is broke, or if the tabs on the big plastic wheel are snapped off. Over at benzworld.org is some links to hirschman guy who can get parts kits for repairs.

Jun 12, 2010 | 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560

2 Answers

Power antena will not come up and the motors runs when i turn off the car.


the plastic in the unit is broke Must replace the unit very common

Mar 10, 2010 | 1993 Buick LeSabre

1 Answer

Antenna broke


Open up your trunk. Remove the felt cover. Check near the antena motor, there should be a socket that can be unplugged so that your antena does not continue to run.

Mar 08, 2010 | 2001 Mitsubishi Diamante

1 Answer

I have a '98 4Runner and I want to disconnect the power antenna.


turn on the stereo so the antena will come up and where the antena goes in to the fender u will have to go under the hood and look through one of the holes in the inner fender to see the antena motor or u can take the plastic inner fender off from inside of the wheel well to get to antena motor then when u can get to the motor u will see a black fairley large wire wich is the antena wire it self and u should see one more small wire just unplug small wire or clip with wire cutters and tape the ends off with electricle tape as so it wont arc out any where

Aug 12, 2009 | 1995 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

1985 ZX300 power antena problem. When the radio is turned on the antena goes down and when it is shut off the antena goes up. Al factory parts, radio, antena and all switches. Any ideas what would cause...


im guessing the antenna has been replaced and wires were mixed up. take the rear panel off in the trunk to give access to the antenna motor and look at the wiring there should be 2 small wires and one larger black wire. the black wire is the reception wire the other two are the power wires. switch the positions on the two power wires. say wire A is in plug 1 and wire B is in plug 2. final position should be A in 2 and B in 1. that should take care of it. good luck

Jul 08, 2009 | 1985 Nissan 300ZX

2 Answers

Antenna motor runs while the radio is on or off. The antenna is stuck in the extended position. When the car is shut off the antenna motor continues to run to retract the antenna, but it doesn't go


You need to pull the fuse for the antenna or just unplug it. It has a fairly ridgid plastic wire that pushes the antenna up and down. Works fine until the wire breaks then it rolls up (antenna down) but it never increases resistance because the antenna never comes down , it's like a fishing reel when the lure breaks off, so the motor thinks that the antenna is still coming down and it will run and run and run trying to do it's job. Your lucky it stuck up and not down. If you want your antenna to go up and down again you'll have to buy and install a new one.

Jun 02, 2009 | 1992 Jeep Cherokee Limited

Not finding what you are looking for?
1995 Buick Riviera Logo

Related Topics:

199 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Buick Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8152 Answers

Are you a Buick Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...