Ariel erection!

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Ariel erection!

Postby mike9jr » Fri May 25, 2007 10:10 pm

My leccy ariel's been on the viagra and wont come down!!
Motors whirring away but no downward action.

any ideas??
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Postby Baron von Ripper » Fri May 25, 2007 10:12 pm

Not that i can print
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Postby Pauly » Fri May 25, 2007 10:14 pm

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Postby Rugger » Fri May 25, 2007 10:22 pm

Hi Mike..........Maybe you need one of these http://www.mx5parts.co.uk/product_info. ... cts_id/127
apparently the toothed drive thingy can break :?

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Re: Ariel erection!

Postby ceathorne » Fri May 25, 2007 10:25 pm

mike9jr wrote:My leccy ariel's been on the viagra and wont come down!!
Motors whirring away but no downward action.

any ideas??


Sounds like snapped nylon, coggy, toothy thing :

http://www.mx5parts.co.uk/product_info.php/products_id/127

Quite an easy fix IIRC .... was one of my first jobs !

Found it !! : http://www.miata.net/garage/power_antenna_repair.html

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Postby Tom » Fri May 25, 2007 10:28 pm

A fail safe test is to push it down a little (so it re-engages) whilst you turn the radio/ignition off.

If it goes down then, you need a new mast.

Done mine last year easy peasy 20 min fix.
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Postby mike9jr » Fri May 25, 2007 10:33 pm

Superb, cheers folks!!

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