Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Antenna

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REPLACEMENT



1990-92 Mirage


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Fig. Antenna mounting-1990-92 Mirage


NOTE
The mast may be replaced separately by simply unscrewing it from the base. The following procedure is for replacing the base and cable as a unit.

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle securely on jackstands.
  2.  
  3. Remove the passenger side front wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the splash shield inside the passenger side front wheel arch.
  6.  
  7. Remove the center panel (for radio access) and remove the glove box.
  8.  
  9. Remove the right side sill plate and remove the kick panel.
  10.  
  11. If the car has a rear heater, remove the shower duct under the glove box.
  12.  
  13. Carefully remove the PCM. For more details, please refer to .
  14.  
  15. Remove the radio and disconnect the antenna cable.
  16.  
  17. Release the cable from the bands and clips holding it under the dash.
  18.  
  19. Unscrew the mast from the antenna base.
  20.  
  21. Remove the upper base mounting nut (at the fender) and disconnect the lower bolt holding the mast. Remove the mast and carefully remove the cable.
  22.  
  23. Install the new unit, tightening both the upper nut and lower bolt.
  24.  
  25. Carefully feed the cable into the car and route it to the radio. Engage the cable in the clips and install new retaining bands.
  26.  
  27. Connect the antenna cable to the radio and reinstall the radio.
  28.  
  29. Replace the MPI control unit.
  30.  
  31. Install the heater duct, if it was removed, and install the kick panel on the right side.
  32.  
  33. Install the sill plate. Install the glove box.
  34.  
  35. Install the center panel.
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  37. Reinstall the wheel arch splash shield. Install the wheel if it was removed. Lower the car to the ground.
  38.  

1993-00 Mirage


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Fig. Antenna mounting-1993-00 Mirage

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the antenna base retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Lift the base and mast assembly up from the roof.
  6.  
  7. Detach the connector for the antenna.
  8.  
  9. The installation is the reverse of removal.
  10.  

Galant and Diamante


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Fig. Antenna mounting-Galant



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Fig. Antenna mounting-Diamante

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the side trim from the trunk.
  4.  
  5. On a non-power antenna, unscrew the mast.
  6.  
  7. Carefully remove the ring nut from the fender top.
  8.  
  9. Detach the wiring for the electric motor and the antenna cable connection.
  10.  
  11. Remove the nuts and bolts holding the motor to the body, then remove the motor.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the new motor and tighten the mounting nuts and bolts.
  2.  
  3. Attach the wiring connectors for the antenna cable and the motor.
  4.  
  5. Install the ring nut and tighten it only to 3 ft. lbs. (4 Nm).
  6.  


NOTE
This is little more than finger tight; do not overtighten this nut.

  1. On a non-power antenna, install the mast.
  2.  
  3. Install the trim panels in the trunk.
  4.  

 
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