How do you disable or repair a power antenna on a 1989 cutlass?

Thankfully mine just died in the up position. Replacing them is a bear.

1. Turn the steering wheel to the far left position. 2. Disconnect the negative cable from your battery. 3. Remove the right inner fender splash shield (4 plastic studs, 3 screws) 4. Remove Phillips head screw retaining the antenna to the fender 5. Disconnect antenna lead and motor wires 6. Remove the two bolts from the lower bracket 7. Carefully pull the antenna and wiring assembly doen through the wheel opening