Stratus V6-2.5L VIN H (1997)
Antenna: Customer Interest
Antenna Mount - Broken/Loose
DATE: Jan. 23, 1998
Antenna Mount Broken/Loose
1997 - 1998 (JA) Breeze/Cirrus/Stratus
To prevent antenna masts from becoming loose, a change was implemented in February 1997 to incorporate a torque prevailing feature on the antenna
mast. This torque prevailing feature is an indentation on the antenna mast which causes a slight interference with the antenna body stud. For this reason,
the antenna mast can only be hand tightened until it reaches the torque prevailing feature. At this point a torque wrench must be utilized to properly seat
the antenna mast to the antenna body.
During New Vehicle Prep or other antenna service a torque wrench with crows foot socket must be used to install the antenna mast. The antenna mast
must be tightened to 25-30 in. lbs.
DO NOT EXCEED 30 IN. LBS. OF TORQUE TO SEAT THE ANTENNA MAST. EXCESSIVE TORQUE WILL BREAK/LOOSEN THE
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