GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Power Antenna

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

Front Mounted
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the instrument panel sound absorber pad.
  4.  
  5. Unplug the antenna lead-in and harness connector from the relay assembly.
  6.  
  7. Apply masking tape to the rear edge of the fender and door.
  8.  
  9. If required, remove the inner to outer fender retaining screws.
  10.  
  11. If required, raise the vehicle and support it safely, then remove the associated front wheel assembly.
  12.  
  13. Remove the lower rocker panel retaining screws, lower fender-to-body retaining bolt and remove the lower rocker panel, as required.
  14.  
  15. Remove the inner splash shield from the fender, as required.
  16.  
  17. Remove the upper antenna retaining nut, using an appropriately tool.
  18.  
  19. Remove the antenna-to-bracket retaining bolts, then remove the antenna.
  20.  

To install:
  1. Fit the antenna into position, then loosely install the antenna gasket and upper nut.
  2.  
  3. Loosely install the antenna to bracket retaining bolts.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the upper antenna retaining nut, using the appropriately tool, then tighten the antenna to bracket retaining bolts.
  6.  
  7. Complete installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  8.  
  9. Apply silicone grease to the harness connector before reconnecting.
  10.  
  11. Check the operation of the antenna mast. Reset the radio and clock, if required.
  12.  

Rear Mounted
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. From inside the trunk, remove the trim panel from either the right or left rear wheel area.
  4.  
  5. Remove the antenna mounting bracket retaining screws.
  6.  
  7. Remove the upper antenna nut and bezel from the antenna, using an appropriately tool.
  8.  
  9. Remove the lead-in cable and wiring connector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the antenna assembly from the vehicle.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Fit the antenna to the vehicle, then connect the lead-in cable.
  2.  
  3. Install the nut and bezel to the antenna and mounting bracket retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Apply silicone grease to the harness connector before reconnecting.
  6.  
  7. Install the trim panel and reconnect the negative battery cable.
  8.  
  9. Check the operation of the antenna mast. Reset the radio and clock, if required.
  10.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Power antenna assembly components

 
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