GM Astro/Safari 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Radio Antenna

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Outer

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of a typical Astro and Safari radio antenna mounting

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wiper arms and antenna mast from the base. The mast will unscrew using a pliers and rag to protect the mast finish.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cowl screws and cowl screen.
  6.  
  7. Remove the antenna base screws and lower dash extension.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the outer antenna lead from the inner antenna lead and pull through the grommet.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the lead through the grommet and connect it to the inner lead.
  2.  
  3. Install the lower dash extension, antenna base screws, cowl screen and screen retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Install the antenna mast, wiper arms and connect the negative battery cable.
  6.  

Inner

See Figure 2



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Fig. Fig. 2: Radio antenna wire routing

  1. Remove the dash panel speaker by prying up the grille and remove the retaining screws.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lower dash extension and inner antenna lead mounting screws.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the antenna lead from the routing clips and radio receiver.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Install the antenna lead to the routing clips and radio receiver.
  2.  
  3. Install the inner lead mounting screws and lower dash extension.
  4.  
  5. Install the speaker and grille.
  6.  

 
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