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Old 11-19-2012, 02:03 PM   #1
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Two antennas

In my 2013 SE are two antennas: A black one pointing upwards from the rear of the roof, and another one embedded into the upper portion of my windshield. What are these two antennas each for?


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Old 11-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure the one near your mirror is for your remote start. The other...your radio.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:44 PM   #3
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I have no remote start. Is the antenna just there anyway?

Is it possibly not an antenna? Did ford just build a pattern into the glass?


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Here is a photo of the antenna-like structure I'm wondering about.






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that's just a dot matrix...every car has it to some extent. PITA for tint...
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that's just a dot matrix...every car has it to some extent. PITA for tint...
Really? What is its purpose? Just decorative?
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I believe they're mostly for looks. Helps hide seems and such.
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Where do the sun visors not reach ...


get the idea behind the portion on the windshield now?


Other MFG.'s go about this different ways. VW uses a little flip down piece of plastic,,, which I think I've also seen Toyota use.
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I need a nbetter picture but that looks like the heated windshield option glass.
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I need a nbetter picture but that looks like the heated windshield option glass.
No you don't.

Just look above your RV mirror.
It's the black checker pattern he's talking about.


It's a sunshade.
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