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Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 00:15:16 GMT
From: "Radiodog" <radiodognotnopsamo.com>
Subject: Re: Frozen antenna: '95 900SE


Negative ! Cars with whips went through car washes for 20 plusyears before power antennas. Its not a problem. When I need a car wash, I use a "brushless" type. "meld_b" <meld_bnopsamo.com> wrote in message news:400F6136.1020209nopsamo.com... > So - with a fixed whip you can never go through a car wash??? > > Mine never worked since I bought the car a few months ago.. For some > reason every FM station I care about here pulls in the same with the > antenna up or down so I put it down. I'm doing suburbian driving but > other cars couldn't do that??? > > AM is inop, but I can live with that. -meld > > Radiodog wrote: > > These power antenna are pigs in colder climates, especially with freezing > > rain. Eventually they will strip the stupid plastic strip that pulls it > > down. Go to any auto parts store and replace it ( the whole mechanism) with > > a fixed whip. With a few basic tools and 20 minutes work, its well worth he > > effort and costs no more than 20 bucks. No special wiring needed, they just > > plug right in to the existing cable. Case closed!! > > "Leigh Kendall" <lkendallnopsamam.databridgesystems.com> wrote in message > > news:AGxPb.10959$8t.9155nopsamsvr16.news.prodigy.com... > > > >>I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for a problem I'm having. > >>Everytime it gets cold, say around 32F or below, the antenna on my '95 > > > > 900SE > > > >>seems to freeze in a variety of positions. It either doesn't go all the > > > > way > > > >>down or up. > >> > >>Any ideas on how to prevent this? It's a real pain as I can't pull in any > >>stations when my antenna is on a quarter of the way up. > >> > >>And no, for all the jokesters out there, I don't think Viagra will help... > >>;-) > >> > >>Any ideas appreciated. Thanks... > >> > >>Leigh > >>Connecticut > >> > > > > > > >

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