GM Camaro 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Antenna

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

Placement of tape on the right inner door edge will help prevent scratches during the antenna removal and installation procedure.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2.  
  3. Remove the right side lower instrument panel sound insulator and disconnect the antenna connection from the radio.
  4.  
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the instrument panel harness from the radio.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the power antenna lead, if equipped.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the power antenna wire from the relay, if equipped.
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  13. Remove the right fender wheelhouse.
  14.  
  15. Loosen the fender-to-body attaching bolts and block the fender out.
  16.  
  17. Remove the antenna bezel and nut.
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  19. Remove the antenna assembly mounting screws.
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  21. Remove the grommet from the bulkhead and pull the harness from the vehicle interior.
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  23. Remove the antenna assembly from the vehicle.
  24.  

In some cases, if the vehicle is equipped with a power antenna, it may be repaired. Seek a professional radio shop for proper repair of the antenna assembly.

To install:
  1. Install the antenna assembly into the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the grommet and the harness into the vehicle interior.
  4.  
  5. Install the antenna assembly mounting screws.
  6.  
  7. Install the antenna bezel and nut.
  8.  
  9. Remove the fender block, tighten the fender-to-body attaching bolts. Ensure any shims for the fender are reinstalled.
  10.  
  11. Install the right fender wheelhouse.
  12.  
  13. Lower the vehicle.
  14.  
  15. Connect the power antenna wire to the relay, if equipped.
  16.  
  17. Connect the power antenna lead, if equipped.
  18.  
  19. Connect the instrument panel harness to the radio.
  20.  
  21. Connect the antenna connection to the radio. Install the right side lower instrument panel sound insulator
  22.  
  23. Connect the negative battery cable.
  24.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Antenna mounting

 
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