Antenna Adapter

Works with select 1986-up vehicles (OEM male to Motorola antenna female)

for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+ for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+
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Volkswagen uses a non-standard jack on its antenna cables, which can create a problem when you want to replace a broken antenna or connect an FM modulator to your system. This simple in-line adapter has a standard female Motorola antenna jack on one end, and a male Volkswagen/Audi plug on the other. Just connect your antenna cable to the adapter, plug it into your Volkswagen radio, and you're good to go. Warranty: 60 days.

If you're adding an FM modulator or universal CD changer to your factory stereo, a second adapter is also required. One adapter will connect to your factory stereo, while the second connects to your factory antenna cable. Your CD changer or FM modulator installs inline between the two adapters.

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Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts — please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so, then check here for a list of parts. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

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Compatibility: The Metra AntennaWorks VW/Audi/European vehicle antenna adapter (40-VW21) converts the OEM antenna connection of  an1988-up VW/Audi/European factory radio to a standard motorola plug when replacing the factory flat antenna with an aftermarket antenna.

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Written By HappyCamper, Dallas, TX on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Great Price, free shipping.
Does what I need.
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Antenna Adapter

Written By Abs, San Jose, CA on Friday, July 12, 2013
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The Antenna Adapter worked well with my vehicle and new stereo. The ordering of the product was easy and the delivery of the product was prompt. Thank You Crutchfield.
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You never know where you might need this

Written By Rich, Chicago, IL on Thursday, November 08, 2012
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Needed this in order to plug a universal cable into the antenna base of a Mazda 6.
Works as expected. Not just for Volkswagens.
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Works on a 99 Saab 9-3

Written By John, Huntsville, AL on Wednesday, November 12, 2008
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After searching high and low to find a way to connect my FM direct connector from my Sirius Sat Radio to my factory installed radio, I found this adapter. Very easy to use and connect.
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