2017 Mercedes Sprinter Antenna Repair

Our van’s navigation system stopped working, and then the overhead light console began dripping water. The integrated gasket material at the bottom of the plastic antenna mounting shell had gotten brittle and started to crumble which was allowing water incursion into the van’s interior. Replacing the antenna mount would have cost several hundred dollars, so I made a little gluing jig and made a new integrated gasket out of silicon sealant.

NOTE – Throughout this video, whenever I say “latex sheet,” I meant to say “Teflon sheet. The Teflon sheet I used can be ordered from Amazon at… https://www.amazon.com/Transfer-Reusable-Resistant-Protects-Machines/dp/B085LLKK54/ref=asc_df_B085LLKK54?tag=bngsmtphsnus-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=80882941400115&hvnetw=s&hvqmt=e&hvbmt=be&hvdev=c&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=&hvtargid=pla-4584482468193696&psc=1

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