i have nover heard of being able to replace the mast, most the ones that i have worked on you will have to replace the comlete motor and assembly with mast.Correct Answer:
The above answer is incorrect as the question pertains to the Lexus SC 300 / 400. My answer is probably true for most Lexus vehicles (it has been my experience that they utilize nearly the same engineering for most common pieces.) Although I've never heard of being able to "nover" anything.
First make sure you only need the mast assembly. If when turning on or off the radio you hear the antenna motor turning its gears in attempt to raise or lower the antenna, then you are good to go. If not, you will need to replace the complete motor housing (which should always come with a new antenna mast assembly.)
Next Google 'Your Vehicle' Replacement Antenna Mast, where 'Your Vehicle' is the year and model of your vehicle. So, 92 SC400 Replacement Antenna Mast in the case above. Of course, the mast assembly is interchangeable for all SC300/400 models from 1992 to 2000. You will notice around the web they sell for about 50 bucks, but if you check eBay you can typically find them for 15 to 20 dollars shipped. At this point if your motor was broken you should search for, Complete Antenna Replacement Unit. They can be had on eBay, used but with a brand new mast, for 60 to 100 dollars shipped.
If all you need to do is replace the mast, utilizing a flathead screw driver and a mallet (preferably rubber), tap the round locking nut on the top of your rear, drivers side quarter panel to loosen it, thus allowing it to be removed. Pull the antenna and mast out of the motor housing. Make sure that it is the same length as the replacement mast, if it's not then you've got some broken pieces inside the motor. If that's the case you're going to need to clear out the trunk panels in order to gain access to the motor. Remove the motor from it's mounting brackets and fish out the remaining plastic piece or pieces.
Once you have either replaced the motor or removed the mast, simply slide the lock washer and locking nut over the mast and insert the mast into the hole left in the quarter panel. Ensure that the business end of the mast is inserted into the motor housing and push down on the mast seating it as deep into the motor as it will go. Loosely screw down the locking nut, just in case you need to trouble shoot the next step.
Turn on the radio. The motor should lower, then raise in an attempt to grab the new antenna. If it fails to do so, make sure that the mast was properly inserted into the motor. Nine times out of ten if something goes wrong at this point it's because the plastic end isn't properly seated into the motor housing. After the motor is able to raise and lower the antenna, secure the locking nut. If all went well the antenna will be successfully installed leaving nothing to do but enjoy the silent radio waves as they stream music into your audio system through your newly installed power antenna!
Go to www.antennamastsrus.com They have a replacement mast for the power antenna for $14.95 + shipping.
The antenna mast screws into the antenna mount on the fender. Unscrew the old one and crew in the new one. If you need to replace the entire antenna mount, you will need a new antenna mount assembly with antenna cable.
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Buy a new mast and it just screws on.
Begin by removing the wiring harness from the bottom of your antenna. Remove the antenna retaining nuts. Reverse the process to install your new antenna.
Begin by removing the wiring harness from your Volvo antenna. Remove the antenna retaining nuts. The antenna will come off. Reverse the process to install your new antenna.
There are a lot of aftermarket antenna masts that you can get to fit your 4 runner and if you do decide to go with a fixed mast just make sure that you make sure that the wiring harness at the mast doesn't ground out on any metal. Other than that there is no problem with replacing it with a fixed mast antenna.
You would need to get a tool to remove the notched chrome piece that holds the antenna mast, or carefully use pliers to unscrew it out. After you remove that, the antenna itself is held by a 10mm bolt. to get to it you'll need to open up the trunk lining near the antenna location and remove that bolt. Then, pull the antenna far enough to disconnect the antenna wire and power. Assuming the antenna motor is still functional, you can then replace the antenna mast with a new one. Or, you can install an aftermarket rubber antenna.
the actual antenna mast can be accessed from underneath the driver-side fender flare. Hope that gets you on your way!
You can purchase an antenna mast at most auto shops like Auto Parts or Auto Zone. Many gas stations or garages will also carry the antenna mast for your car.
remove inner fender passenger side antenna mast is right there back towards door you can get a new antenna for about 56 dollars
go to antennasRus.com buy the shaft and follow their easy instructions, I did it works great
I removed the entire power antenna assembly and could not find any way possible to separate the mast from the motor assembly. Odd, since Mitsubishi sold me an antenna mast.
You can get a new mast for the antenna from any Hyundai dealer. This happens a lot and they usually stock them. If you can get all of the old mast out, it's a rather simple procedure, although it can be tricky to get the antenna to grab the new mast. 1. Remove the nut holding the mast into the antenna (12mm I think). 2. Turn the radio on and pull the antenna mast out. There should be a round disc and a ball on the bottom. If not, you'll need to remove the antenna assembly and take the rest of the pieces out of the antenna. If the disc and ball are present, continue with step 3. 3. Push the plastic of the new antenna mast down into the antenna as far as possible. 4. Have an assistant turn off the radio while you're pushing the plastic into the antenna. 5. If the antenna does not grab onto the mast, return to step 2. Otherwise, continue with step 6. 6. Install and tighten the mast nut. 7. Turn the radio on. 8. Turn the radio off. Your mast should now be properly seated. 9.there is a plastic washer also inside that you will have to force the mast thru to get it the set in the motor ! if you cann't push thru , next step take out motor and remove the tube for antenna, you find in sitting inside make sure connect it back the same it is stting , after that replace in car, have someone turn and off radio,job done
For 300zx: may help http://www.carstereohelp.org/DoItYourselfRepair/NissanPwrAnt300zx.htm
it is threaded onto the mast you must use a small wrench on the 2 flat spots on the base of the antenna. it has right handed threads
Take it to the DEALER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not a fun job worth the money to have them do it for u . Buy it from part store the take it to the DEALER .....
you can purchase the mast, it comes with the nulon lead attached. remove the rubber seal from the top of the antenna and the retainer. turn on the radio and guide the mast from the antenna tube. check the legnth of the old nylon leader vs the new one. in the old one is shorter, some pieces are in the antenna housing. if so, then the antenna has to come out, sort of difficult with the muffler in the way. once out and unplugged take the side cover off and remove the pieces of the old leader, replace cover and reinstall the antenna. don't put the upper retainer on. plug in the antenna and guide the leader down the tube until you feel resistance. turn of the radio and let theleader pull in. align the mast and leader as it goes in the tube and let go all the way in. put the retainer on and then the seal and anything else that was removed. good luck
the drive cord could also be broken inside the drum that holds the drive cord when the antenna is down. If that is the case, you will have to remove the cover next to the motor and remove the broken piece. I believe you can simply replace the antenna mast; eBay has one but it is for a power antenna that mounts on the passenger side. that means that the drive cord is stripped, on some cars, the mast with the drive strip alone can be replaced, on others, you have to replace the entire mast / motor assembly.
I have a 98 4runner limited and It has a power antenna, I recently replaced the mast for it and it's pretty easy to replace the antenna it self. not sure about the euro ,but I know that it's pretty easy to take off the motor (if you can get under the panel) and just replace it with a normal antenna
the Antenna mast is broke where the plastic connects to the crome-or soe where on the plastic drive where the motor winds up the drive.SOME come with just the new MAST & not the whole anrenna assembly.. 1992 & 1993 DeVilles cannot replace just the mast. The entire mast and motor assembly must be replaced. If you can find a used antenna with a bad motor and good mast you can take it apart and place the used mast into the good antenna motor assembly. If you elect to purchase one check on the discount price from a dealer as most salvage yards want as much for a used one as the discount price from a dealer. mine had striped gears i replaced with uinversal one works great now easy to do
By mounting it on an antenna mast with the appropriate attachment bracket.
you don't.. can't replace mast.. the best thing to do is buy an aftermarket/universal power antenna or go hunt for a working one at your local junkyards.
Remove the nut, spacer and bushing that holds down the antenna on the outside car body. Then turn the radio ON. As the antenna extends out, carefully pull out the antenna mast. There will be a plastic portion with teeth at the end. Remember the direction of teeth. When you install the new antenna, the teeth will go in that direction. Insert the new antenna into the antenna housing. Make sure the antenna teeth engages the antenna motor by moving the antenna up & down. Turn the radio OFF and the antenna motor will pull the antenna back in. Reinstall the nut, spacer, bushing and you're done.
The antenna mast screws into the antenna mount on the fender. Unscrew the old one and crew in the new one. If you need to replace the entire antenna mount, you will need a new antenna mount assembly with antenna cable. Unscrew the antenna and then unscrew the antenna mount nut. Unfasten the mud guard in the wheel well enough to pull it aside and reach up to the antennae. Remove the kick panel to find where the cable enters the jeep.