How to replace mast on power antenna? on 1995 Chevrolet Impala SS

Mast broke during car wash and I have replacement mast, but I cannot remove insert in housing.

by in Macomb, MI on August 15, 2012
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1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by , August 15, 2012
the assm in under the rear kick panel, turn radio on and as ant is suppose to go up slowly pull mast out. the install while plastic inside hole with teeth facing the same way turn radio off and feed strip in until the gears start to accept , it will self adj after that
COMMENT by , August 15, 2012
This is a front fender mount, assembly is under fender well
COMMENT by , August 15, 2012
it repl the same unless you need to repl motor
COMMENT by , August 15, 2012
Old plastic insert will not come out as new mast came with insert. New mast will not go into old insert. Thank you.