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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-08-2010, 03:07 PM Thread Starter
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Angry Horn Doesn't Work

I just joined Smokinvette, so bear with me. I own a 1998 Vert, my horn doesn't work. I checked under the hood and the fuse was OK, however the relay was missing. I bought a relay and after I put it in place about 2 minutes later the horn went off and would not stop until I pulled it out. I was thinking that the horn switch is stuck, does this make sense? Also is it a hard job to fix the switch?
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-08-2010, 04:42 PM
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Had the same problem. Check the bolts on the backside of the steering wheel air bag, mine were loose and caused the ring to make contact and sound the horn in the middle of the night (pissed off the neighbors).
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Had the same problem. Check the bolts on the backside of the steering wheel air bag, mine were loose and caused the ring to make contact and sound the horn in the middle of the night (pissed off the neighbors).
lol! I've heard of that happening! lol
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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-10-2010, 07:39 AM Thread Starter
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I tried to tighten the torx but I don't have the right size. I put the relay back in place and the horn went off, however when I turned the steering wheel the horn stopped. It would only stop going off in one position. Now I'm totally lost. Thanks for the info.
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Can you get the right size tool? Then tighten it and then see what happens.
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If your horn is constantly blowing, it's grounding out somewhere. Most part stores will loan you the torx bit you need.
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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-12-2010, 07:50 AM
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could very well be the horn switch stuck, you can try hitting the switch, just be careful. If it interupts the sould you know where your problem is. Hardest part is removing the air bag. Might want to have a dealer do it, you need a special tool (large tweezers, with an angle at the ends) to remove the bag.
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post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-12-2010, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for all the help, I'll try again this weekend.
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Good luck bro!

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