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Power Antenna Expert?


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June 15, 2004
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City, State
Las Vegas, NV
Year, Model & Trim Level
'95 XLT Limited
My ’95 XLT Ltd. with 125k+ miles recently lost power due to dead battery and ever since I’ve not been able to get my power antenna to retract. I don’t have the money to go to a dealer and being a female don’t want to get ripped off either. Is there a reset for this, or if not, any suggestions for help with this problem?

P.S I checked the fuse and that's not it.

sorry for suggesting the obvioius, but have you tried turning the radio off and back on (with the truck on)? other than that i dont know of any other way to "reset" it...i'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong but it seems weird that the antena would stop working just from a loss of power...i have read posts, however, about the little motor that moves it up and down going bad...could have coincidentaly gone at the same time, maybe...
do a search and you'll probably find what i'm talking about...could also check that out by trying to turn the radio on/off and going to the antena to see if you can hear the motor trying to run...

I did hear what sounded like the motor running when I turned the radio off/on, which made me think it was stuck for some reason.