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#1 Old 11-12-2005, 05:03 PM
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How to replace broken antenna ?

Checked the files no info....

I have a 99 with the antenna on the front left pilar. The antenna broke off. Is it easy to replace ? Is the "hole" to feed the cable under the front left fender ?

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well you will ahve to remove the radio and unplug the antenna from the back of it furst. Then you can follow the cable for the antenna uner the dash across the drivers side. When you get to the kick panel you will see whaere the antenna cable comes in from the pilllar. Unscrew the screws for the antenna and you should be abel to pull the entire thing out at that point. then you can feed the new one in and jsut reverse waht you did to tak ethe old one out.

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Pretty sure he's talking about the antenna mast and not the antenna cord that plugs into the radio. If your talking about a power antenna this is how you do it. You should be able to unscrew the mast from the body. It should have a top with 4 holes in it. You can use a pocket screwdriver to turn it off. then turn on the radio and pull the cable out of the motor. Then have some shut off the radio and slowly feed the new antenna into the motor. It takes some faness sometimes.
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Corolla's dont have power antennas. HE stated that it is on the left front pillar.

You have to go to the Camry to get power antenna until Gen 4

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So the hole that feeds the cable is in the inside ? I would just have to take the plastic panel off and see it ? Thanks for the help. Bingo
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Yeha if you get in the drviers side floor board and pull the plastic kick panel in front of the door you should see the antenna cable coming out of the body of the car.

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Awesome !! Thanks for the help... to the junkyard I go. Bingo
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You don't have to unplug it from the radio in order to remove it... there's a second aerial connection in the driver's kick panel; that's where you'll need to disconnect it. When you undo the screws and go to pull it out, tape a piece of wire to the end of either the connector or the antenna itself, as it will help you tremendously when it comes time to feed the new antenna back down into the A-pillar.

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ah good point. I wasnt sure if they all did that or not as I have seen some, maybe older oens, that went all the way to the radio. Maybe on the Tercels and Tacos I used to install stereos in on base models.

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I did the same thing in my mr2 a month or so ago

check out the write up:

http://www.benreedjohnson.com/?p=42

good luck! Should only take a couple of hours.

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good luck! Should only take a couple of hours
COuple of hours, he isnt taking the entire car apart. SHould be able to have it done in 30 minutes or so on his.

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COuple of hours, he isnt taking the entire car apart. SHould be able to have it done in 30 minutes or so on his.
For a first timer, allow for some extra time... things don't always go as planned.

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Even on my '81 the radio wire has a second connection by the driver kickpanel.

Hope you have better luck in finding an antenna than I did when some jerk vandalized mine. Parts for an '81 are almost impossible to find. I ended up having to buy a modern one then making an adaptor to get it to fit in the hole on my left fender.

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replacement antenna for 99 toyota corolla

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Even on my '81 the radio wire has a second connection by the driver kickpanel.

Hope you have better luck in finding an antenna than I did when some jerk vandalized mine. Parts for an '81 are almost impossible to find. I ended up having to buy a modern one then making an adaptor to get it to fit in the hole on my left fender.
I want to install a modern high quality antenna on my toyota corolla 99. the one I want to buy comes with multiple (looks like screw on) adapters but I don't know if any of them will fit. what did you do LIMNOS when you installed the new antenna in your car?
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replacement antenna for 99 toyota corolla

The one I want to install in my 99 toyota corolla is this one:


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Toyot...Q5fAccessories



I'm not going to be able to take it out of the box and install am I.
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