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My antenna broke off at the car wash at the base, I bought the piece to replace it and cannot get to the part that plugs into the dash

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    Duane Wong Oct 13, 2010

    Entertainment Systems
    Removal & Installation
    To Remove:

    Obtain the radio station presets before attempting to remove the radio, if applicable.
    Apply the parking brake.
    Move the shift lever to the lowest position.
    Move the steering wheel to the lowest position.
    Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    Remove the instrument panel trim plate bezel by pulling it out carefully to release the retaining clips.
    Remove the radio from the instrument panel.
    On early models press down on the retainers to remove the radio.
    On later models remove the mounting screws.
    Slide the radio out of instrument panel pocket. Disconnect the wiring harness and antenna cable connectors.
    To Install:

    Position the radio to the instrument panel. Connect the wiring harness and antenna cable connector.
    Guide the radio locator tabs onto the instrument panel locator pins.
    On early models the radio will lock into place when it is fully seated.
    On late models install the radio mounting screws.
    Tighten to 14 in lb (1.6 Nm).
    Install the instrument panel trim plate bezel.
    Connect the negative battery cable.
    Using a scan tool perform the radio set up procedure. This procedure will configure the following:
    Country code
    Diagnostic codes
    Chime level
    Class 2 radio messages
    Chime volume
    12/24 hour clock
    Steering wheel controls
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The wire that goes from the antenna to the dash should be accessible after removing the radio.

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