• Tiny
  • d-hayward
  • 1997 Toyota Landcruiser

Electrical problem
1997 Toyota Landcruiser 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 140000 miles

My antenna mast quit retracting back into the antenna motor. I can still hear the motor working but the antenna remains up. I removed the antenna mast and the plastic/nylon cord that retracts the antenna mast is broken off inside the motor unit. I tried to see if I could somehow pull out the remaining piece but I cannot see it inside. How do I remove the motor and/or replace the mast. I have the new mast with the long plastic/nylon cord. Any info would help.

Thanks, Dave.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 AT 4:53 PM

1 Answer

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  • mhpautos
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  • 30,495 posts

Hi there,

You have to remove the plastic inner guard cover to access the antenna, it is easy to remove but the fitting of a new mast is tricky, may be take out the antenna and give it to a mechanic to set up the new mast.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 AT 6:17 PM

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