Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 04:05:30 GMT
From: "Harry Davis" <>
Subject: Re: SAAB 9000 CSE 1997 Outside telescopic antenna replacement question

I have a 96 9000CS and the procedure is the same. "Ramsey H. Frist" <> wrote in message > In article <8lsbci$o54$>, "Adel Abushaev" > <> wrote: > > > I have my antenna broken by closing parking gate. Is tehre any specific > > kind of telescopic electrically > > controlled antennas for $subject kind of cars or anyone will work? Also, if > > there are some invisible stones > > in installation - any help would be appreciated, I never did that before. > > And I love my car so I would do my > > best to fix it myself if possible. > > > Hi Adel, > > I have not replaced the antenna on my 9000CSE but I have on a 900 (now my > son's work car). They appear to be same. In any case, as long as the > motor still works the antenna replacement is simple and takes only ten > minutes. A new antenna mast with its attached flat plastic strip with > teeth used to cost less than $30 at a SAAB dealership. Simply undo the > nut at the base of the mast and pull the mast out (you might have to turn > the radio on). Take note on which side of the plastic tail the teeth > are. Feed the new tail down the hole with its teeth on the same side. > You will feel when the teeth engage a gear. You might have to have > someone turn off the radio while you feed the tail. I can't quite > remember. Once the tail has been sucked up fasten the mast on with the > nut (don't overtighten). > > Good luck,

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