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Offline kjhansen

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Replacement automatic power antenna
« on: February 22 2023, 05:26:47 PM »
I ordered a replacement power antenna assembly off the internet. I didn't order the steel replacement cable from Kirban because I don't want to mess with grinding out rivets and all. I'm not so worried about reliability as the car doesn't get driven much. Just want to pull the old one and install the new one.  However, it won't be that simple (of course). The new on doesn't have the three wire connector for the power etc. coming from the relay, but it has three wires, red (power), black (ground) and green (unidentified). It does come with a coaxial cable extender because the attached coax is too short, so that's good. But it doesn't come with any wiring instructions. Anybody know if this will work for our cars and if so which wires connect to our white, green and gray wires?

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Re: Replacement automatic power antenna
« Reply #1 on: February 22 2023, 09:34:32 PM »
Section 8 of the manual, part 7

I am not sure how the replacement antenna is wired with regard to wire colors as I see the manual drawing, one wire takes power into the the antenna and the other two wires complete the circuit for either up, or down depending upon what the antenna relay feeds it.

Or two wires carry power and the white wire returns it LOL

you can probably test the new antenna and see which is up and down
« Last Edit: February 23 2023, 12:17:11 AM by Steve Wood »
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