MX-5 Miata L4-1.8L DOHC (1996)
Antenna Relay: Technical Service Bulletins
Audio System - Power Antenna Relay Inspection
POWER ANTENNA RELAY INSPECTION PROCEDURE
1990 - 97 Miata
Power antenna relay repair parts are now available or resolving customer concerns in this area.
Prior to replacing the power antenna unit, inspect the relay according to the attached procedure. If the power antenna is identified as the source of the
concern, replace only the relay.
Depending on the build date of the vehicle, parts interchangeability will vary. If the wrong replacement part is installed, the following symptoms
and/or malfunctions may occur. Refer to the table for applicable parts.
Replacement parts for the 1996 - 97 Miata can be used to correct concerns with the 1990 - 95 Miata; however, the antenna may momentarily go
down during engine cranking. This symptom usually occurs in the 1996 - 97 Miata.
If replacement parts for the 1990 - 95 Miata are used in the 1996 - 97 Miata, the power antenna will not operate.
If replacement antenna relay parts are not available at the time of repair, older assemblies (0000-81-9300) can utilize the newer relay
The parts information in this bulletin supersedes Accessory Bulletin XS-1 parts information