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The motor of the power antenna runs continuously weather the car is running or not causing the battery to die. I simply would like to cut a wire to the motor to stop it from accessing any power. What wire do I cut?

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Theres no need to cut the wires, look under the pass/side dash you may have to drop a cover to see, look next to heater box you will see green and black wires follow to the connector, the connector is black just unplug it, the motor will stop if it doesnt then you unplugged wrong wire connection,hope this helps,

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