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Old 04-15-2010, 06:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Help, My Horn does not work!

Hey guys, I'm here with this questin because I don't know what can I do. My horn doesn't work and I need to Fix it, I tested the horn with electricity and it works, so I think the problem might be in the buttom of the steering wheel, does someone know how to open it or what I need to do??

Thanks a Lot!!!

It is a 2000 Impala.

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Old 04-16-2010, 04:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I tested the horn with electricity and it works
Did you try magic!?

I'm sorry. I couldn't help myself.

Have someone sit inside the car and push down on the horn switch/airbag and check for both voltage and ground at the horn assembly. It'll be on the passenger side behind the headlight assembly. Here's a pic for reference.



Honestly, I would check there first. It's not uncommon for the horns themselves to go bad. And they're a cheaper replacement than the horn switch/airbag assembly which new is about $350

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I had this issue on an old toyota camry before... When the component in the steering wheel goes bad, its a pretty costly fix, and DEFINTILEY not worth the coin.

However you probablly need your horn functioning in order to pass inspection. All I did was wire my existing horn to an aftermarket horn button (you can find them at any auto part store for short change). simply mount the horn somewhere and you are all set. I know its not ideal, but WAY better than dropping hundreds for something pointless like that.

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oh my.. i think i'm going to buy another after market button for the horn, thanks guys!

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Did you try magic!?

I'm sorry. I couldn't help myself.

Have someone sit inside the car and push down on the horn switch/airbag and check for both voltage and ground at the horn assembly. It'll be on the passenger side behind the headlight assembly. Here's a pic for reference.



Honestly, I would check there first. It's not uncommon for the horns themselves to go bad. And they're a cheaper replacement than the horn switch/airbag assembly which new is about $350
Hey dude Where Do i have to check the voltage and where is connected the Ground?

I was trying to find out why the hell my horn is not working and I couldn'tthink in anything.

I already told u that We tested the horn and it works but I don't know what can be happening with the car conections because If the steering wheel button were bad the horn must sound when you push the red button of the panic alarm no matter the steering wheel button were broken am I right?

But when I push the panic alarm button the car activates the panic alarm but just the lights. the horn never sounds so do you have any idea what can be happening?
thanks a lot!

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And it was a fuse
my horn is now working lol

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