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1996 Toyota Camry. Need to replace broken antenna to get radio reception. Is this replaceable?


You can replace the whole assembly. It could be catered from junk yard, new Toyota parts store or car radio shops. After market antennas are also available which could be put to work after a little effort.

Apr 14, 2014 | 1996 Toyota Camry

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Antenna


The only reason to have an electrical wire going to the antenna is for a motor that raises and lowers the antenna. The antenna cable to the radio is the only wire on the antenna.
To replace the antenna, you have to remove it from where it connects onto the car, then lift it out from there. The antenna and the cable cannot be separated, it's all one piece. You pull the cable off of the back of radio, and tie a strong string onto it, because when you lift out the antenna, the cable will be pulled out from under the dash and to wherever the antenna is situated and out that hole. Now tie the string onto (hope you had a long string, lol) the end of the cable on your new antenna and cable, and stick the end of the cable into the antenna mounting hole. Pull the string from under the dash by the radio and you will bring the cable back into the dash and where you can plug it into the old radio and listen to good old music again !

Feb 13, 2013 | Suzuki Alto Cars & Trucks

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1999 oldsmobile aurora radio antenna


yes the radio antenna motor is defective, replace it.

Dec 23, 2009 | 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora

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Power antenna broke and I need to replace it. How


Buy replacement antenna mast. Remove old one by unscrewing the retaining cap nut. Turn on the radio & let the antenna cable run all the way up while you pull on it to remove it.
Install the new antenna mast by turning the radio 'off' so the spool inside goes back to its beginning while you feed the cable of the new antenna down into the antenna mast hole.
Once the cable is all the way down, reinstall the retaining nut/cap and turn on the radio to allow the spool to run the antenna 'UP.'... cycle the radio ON and then OFF several times allowing the antenna to move all the way up and all the way down.
That's it!

Sep 28, 2009 | 2001 Hyundai Sonata

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Antenna will not go up or down,but still has


Have the antenna motor tested re place it if not working if antenna motor is working you will need a new antenna mast and antenna cable to remove this unscrew the washer nut at the base of the antenna and turn radio on antenna should push up and play out he cable to replace insert new cable and turn radio off it will draw cable in and antenna tighten washer nut and your dne

Aug 07, 2009 | 1993 Chevrolet Corvette

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How to replace thunderbird antenna


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Automatic Electric Antenna
Removal
  1. Lower electric antenna (18850) .
  1. Remove rear retaining screws of RH front wheel splash shield for access to antenna lower retaining bolt.
  1. Remove lower retaining bolt.
  1. Remove radio antenna nut (18865) from top of motor tube and remove electric antenna through fender/splash shield access.
  1. Disconnect signal cable and motor wire connector(s).
Installation
  1. To install, reverse Removal procedure.
  1. Tighten top radio antenna nut to 6-8 Nm (54-70 lb-in).
  1. Tighten lower electric antenna retaining bolt to 5.8-7.8 Nm (51-69 lb-in).
  1. Check operation of electric antenna and radio chassis .

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mast
Mast, Power NOTE: A power antenna mast which is bent or broken can be replaced without replacing the motor and tube assembly.
Removal
  1. Remove radio antenna nut (18865) and radio antenna stanchion (18919) .

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  1. Loosen retaining nut inside tube using 14 mm (9/16 inch) socket, and slide nut part-way up mast.
  1. Raise antenna to run plastic drive wire at bottom of mast out of motor. Note direction of teeth on plastic drive wire.
  1. Saw off damaged portion of antenna mast. Remove burrs from mast and slide nut and contact tube off stationary tube.
Installation
  1. With the teeth on the plastic drive wire facing toward motor on antenna, push end of plastic drive wire of replacement mast assembly down into tube. Push it around curve at bottom of tube until end enters drive mechanism.
  1. Run motor down while pushing on plastic drive wire until about 305 mm (12 inch) of wire has been drawn into the tube. Stop motor and insert bottom of antenna mast into tube. Lower mast.
  1. Slide contact tube and radio antenna nut down antenna mast. Tighten nut to 0.45 Nm (4 lb-in).

  2. Raise and lower antenna several times to ensure proper operation.
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Jul 09, 2009 | 1995 Ford Thunderbird

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2003 santa fe radio not working


if you are getting static, you need to replace the antenna. you can also add an antenna booster.... but chech the connection of the antenna inside the radio to make sure it is still connected.... if you have the origional radio for the car connect that back up and plug the antenna in on it and see if you get the tunes, if you do then it is a wire problem in the new radio with the antenna wire itself....hope this helps you out

Jun 16, 2009 | 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Lightning hit antenna, wiped out radio


Your'e lucky if radio and ant are the only casualties. No vehicle system in the world is designed to survive that kind of power and magnetic pulse!!! Yes...replace them.

Mar 09, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Radio antenna replacement


Please refer to the following one of the Lexus Club member Website about how to replace the radio antenna.

http://rx300how2.home.comcast.net/~rx300how2/antenna_mast_replacement.htm

Feb 11, 2009 | 1999 Lexus RX 300

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Replace window antenna with real on on a 2005 Civic EX.


You will have to disconnect the window antenna lead from the back of the radio and plug in a fender mounted antenna lead cable into the radio.

Jun 08, 2008 | 2005 Honda Civic

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