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I am looking for instructions to replace antenna mast on my 1998 xj8

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YOU WILL NEED A 9/16 OPEN END WRENCH REMOVE THE VERY TOP OF ANTENNA THEN TURN ON IGN AND RADIO TO GET CABLE OUT ,THE ROUND PART NEEDS TO BE REUSED ON NEW ANT MAST NOW TURN OFF RADIO W IGN ON AND MAST SHOULD START FEEDING INTO ANTENNA TURN FEED CABLE UNTIL IT STARTS TO GET FED INTO MOTOR


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Tacoma(1997) power antenna mast with broken cord will not come out after the chrome nut is removed. Any suggestions? Antenna motor still works.


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Remove the liner to access the antenna and disconnect ANY of the two ... If notlocked the motor receives continuously power and will drain ... Broken nylon wire lifting/lowering the antenna mast 4. ... The motor shaft comes out from the plastic casing after you take out ... Do not lubricate the cable or the mast.

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Fix A Honda Accord Antenna


Anyone that has owned an older Honda Accord (1990-1998 or so) has probably had a problem with their radio antenna. My problem was actually there when I bought the car. Whenever I would turn the car off the antenna would retract and when it was all the way in it would make this horrible grinding/clicking noise. Eventually it stopped working all together. As I was looking into this problem I found out that it was a very common problem, but one that had a very easy solution. I would say that almost anyone could preform this antenna fix. If you are having the same problems here is how to fix it:<br>
1) Get a replacement antenna mast. You can find them on Ebay for around $15.

2) Remove the old mast by taking off the chrome nut that hold the antenna onto your fender. You might need a small hammer and a punch to get it off. It should be fairly tight. <br>
3) Pull out the old mast. You have to give it a good tug as the end is in there tight. Check to see if it is all there. If some of it is still stuck in the antenna motor you might need to take it apart to get it all out.<br>
4) Turn the radio on then put the new mast into the hole for the antenna with the teeth facing the rear of the car. Push it as far as it will stopping when it won't go in anymore. You don't want to force it.<br>
5) Have a friend turn off the antenna while you guide the new mast in. If it doesn't go quite in all the way that is fine, it will eventually.<br>
6) Re-install the holding nut. <br>
That's all it takes. You can now enjoy your radio again!

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Trying to replace antenna mast on 1998 toyota 4 runner sr5. New antenna does not come with bezel so how do I remove bezel from old antenna and put on new antenna? Thx


Where did you get new antenna? If no instructions talk to the Autoparts store where you bought it. There should be instructions with the antenna. What happened to old antenna? A motorized antenna? If motorized, antenna has a white nylon gear tooth at back end. If it's not motorized it may not match. The bezel usually screws into the motorized device underneath the body work. Should be way to use small wrench to turn just like a nut to remove. Hope this helps. I've changed mine several times, by going throug the carwash without turning off the radio, but
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The mast is broken on my 1998 convertible corvette,can it be replaced without buying the whole power unit ?


They make a mast kit for this, it requires the antenna be pulled out of the car to replace the broken mast.

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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, 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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Antenna mast broken


    Give these instructions a shot. Might be too generic but might be enough to get you going. Removing Original Antenna
  1. Step 1 Activate the antenna switch to the up position.
  2. Step 2 Using the wrench or needle-nose pliers, loosen and remove the original retaining nut on the base of the antenna mast.
  3. Step 3 Gain access to the underside of the area where the antenna is located.
  4. Step 4 Remove the bracket or brace that is below the hole and holding the antenna in place.
  5. Step 5 Remove the mast.
  6. Step 6 Find the motor that controls the antenna mast. Generally, power antennas will have a constant 12-volt lead and a ground lead. The ground lead will be grounded to the panel next to the motor.
  7. Step 7 Remove the ground lead from the panel.
  8. Step 8 Pull out the antenna coaxial cable.
  9. Step 9 Unplug the coaxial from the extension coaxial cable.
  10. Step 10 Remove the original antenna coaxial cable. Note the route the cable follows.
    Installing the New Power Antenna
  11. Step 1 Inspect the fender area where the antenna mast will be mounted for rust.
  12. Step 2 Clean the area before installing the new antenna.
  13. Step 3 Plug the new antenna coaxial cable to the extension coaxial cable. (On some General Motors and Ford cars you may need an adapter to mate the 2 cables together. Car audio retail stores sell such an adapter.)
  14. Step 4 Plug the new antenna's coaxial cable into the radio's chassis antenna jack if there is no extension coaxial cable. Tie or tape the string you put on the extension cable to the new antenna coaxial cable. This assures that the 2 cables stay together as you route them to the antenna mount in the fender.
  15. Step 5 Connect the power lead of the antenna to the power antenna lead on the radio.
  16. Step 6 Connect the 12-volt constant lead to the antenna to a 12-volt source or to the ignition switch.
  17. Step 7 Direct the new antenna cable via the same route followed by the original antenna cable on up to the hole in the fender in which the mast will be mounted.
  18. Step 8 Ground the ground lead from the motor to a clean metal surface on the metal panel near the mount.
  19. Step 9 Insert the mast into the hole. Face the serrated side of the plastic cable on the bottom of the mast toward the motor side. The plastic cable can be inserted freely to about 12 inches and will stop.
  20. Step 10 Turn on antenna switch to down position until the plastic cable goes down and catches into the gear mechanism of the drum housing. If the plastic cable does not gear into the mechanism, twist the cable slightly until the cable contacts into the gear mechanism while the motor is in operation.
  21. Step 11 Stop the motor after the cable goes into the housing 12 to 25 inches.
  22. Step 12 Secure the bracket or strap to the bottom of the antenna mast and to the metal fender.
  23. Step 13 Replace the retainer nut to the base of the antenna mast and secure tightly.
  24. Step 14 Replace the panel that covers the antenna mount area.

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All of a sudden my radio/antenna will not power up on my 2001 Jaguar XJ8. I did have to have a jumpstart recently. I have pulled each fuse out and none are burned the relays look ok.


Hi

More likely to be a bent mast.

Undo the mast lock ring, and switch on radio.

Good Luck !

A FixYa would be Nice...Thank´s ......John.

Feb 26, 2009 | 2001 Jaguar XJ8

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