Antenna

Window antenna (for Hardtop models)

The antenna pattern is printed inside the rear window.

CAUTION

Do not place metalized film near the rear window glass or attach any metal parts to it. This may cause poor reception or noise.
When cleaning the inside of the rear window, be careful not to scratch or damage the rear window antenna.

Lightly wipe along the antenna with a dampened soft cloth.

Roof antenna (for Hardtop models) and

Roof antenna (for Hardtop models) and trunk mounted antenna (for CrossCabriolet models)

Removing the antenna:

You can remove the antenna if necessary.

Hold the bottom of the antenna and remove by turning counterclockwise.

To install the antenna, turn the antenna clockwise and tighten.

CAUTION

To avoid damaging or deforming the antenna, be sure to remove the antenna under the following conditions.

— The vehicle enters an automatic car wash (for Hardtop models).
— The vehicle enters a garage with a low ceiling.
— The vehicle is covered with a car cover.

Always properly tighten the antenna rod during installation. Otherwise, the antenna rod may break during vehicle operation.

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