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Power Antenna Issue (1/2)
 12/28/22 10:33am
Teton24
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Doylestown, PA - USA

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1989 Classic Coupe, Red, Tan Interior


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Antenna on my recently purchased '89 has stopped working, won't automatically go up and down when radio is turned off and on.  I can hear the antenna motor 'whrring' but no action.  New motor needed? Other solution?  Approximate repair cost ??  Thanks.  Teton24  Bucks County, PA

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Re: Power Antenna Issue (2/2)
 12/29/22 12:22am
Norsky
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Twin Lakes, CO - USA

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Guessing the nylon spline that raises and lowers the antenna has broken, or a gear inside the motor has gotten stripped.  A repair kit may be available from most of the parts outfits.  If a repair kit isn't found a new motor unit will be your only option.  Have done that repair on other cars but not on a Corvette.



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