Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 05:35:51 GMT
From: meld_b <>
Subject: Re: Frozen antenna: '95 900SE

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" <> wrote in message > news:AGxPb.10959$ > >>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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