Power Antenna

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Asked by Jan 19, 2014 at 01:20 AM about the 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Local NAPA dealer says cable/mast cannot be replaced per previous answer by Tom
Demyan (how to fix power antenna?). They insist entire unit/motor assbly/attached mast
must be replaced @ $49.99.  Local Baxter store has universal cable/mast @ $18 that
they say will work.  Tom said get antenna wrench.  NAPA says 'Good Luck!, never heard
of, but has set antenna sockets @ $88.

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Tom Deyman is NEVER wrong~ he knows more than the counter guys....I'm just sayin'~

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any auto parts store should RENT something as special as that....the Volvo Timing belt tool is an example....they did not even charge me cause I brought it back right away~

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Assuming that the motor still runs and the mast is not damaged your antenna can be repaired using heavy gauge fishing line. Back in the '60s Cadillac published, in their factory shop manuals, detailed instructions for disassembling and repairing their power antennas. There's excellent photos in the '66 thru '68 shop manuals as well. I'm sure your power antenna works just like those. The Cadillac-LaSalle Club has a website with a Q&A forum. I'm sure someone there will be able to provide you with this information. If yours can't be fixed try gmpartsgiant or Tonkin online. Both are excellent sources for genuine GM parts for older models. I just got new seat back latch knobs (obsolete) for my 2000 Grand Prix GT Coupe from Tonkin. Couldn't find them anywhere else. They're brand new and still in the original GM packages too. Fair pricing as well. HTH. -Jim

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You really don't need an antenna wrench, a good flat blade screwdriver and a rubber mallet work fine to get the top ring off.

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The entire assembly for $50 is a good price. I paid close to that price for the antenna mast I replaced on my Taurus w/shipping. You also save yourself some headaches. Thanks Judge for the compliment.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvqJRR7iBLE.........Check out this video, different car, same principle. This video is part one of 2, watch part 2 as well. Good Luck!

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