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Horn honks when turning...

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Carneyman, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. Carneyman

    Carneyman TMC Dog Watcher

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    So, my 2002 Chevy Silvy has decided to start honking whenever I turn. It usually happens when I make right hand turns, but occasionally will happen on left turns if I hit a bump. It doesn't do it all the time. The first time I thought it was some lady driving by, but it did it again last week and then again today.

    I haven't had time to tear anything apart, but I'm guessing there is a loose/bare/crimped wire somewhere in the steering column. Anyone ever heard of this happening/know what might be the cause/how to fix it?
     
  2. Zembonez

    Zembonez живи свободно или умри

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    It's in the horn pad contacts somewhere. It's flexing when you turn the wheel. It used to be common before airbags.
     
  3. vansdonk

    vansdonk That's not buffing out

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    Not electrically inclined. But would guess what you did about some wires.



    This vehicle makes wide right HONK HONK!!!!
     
  4. Carneyman

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    If it is that, is it an easy fix, or will I even be able to do it? If not, I'm just going to wire up a button to use.
     
  5. daddy

    daddy I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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    Have you checked to make sure you don't have a goose loose in the cab somewhere?
     
  6. OPGMC

    OPGMC I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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    :rollin:
     
  7. Carneyman

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    :wtf?: have you been following me?! :ohnoes:
     
  8. ScottyBoy

    ScottyBoy No, that's not a banana in my pants.

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    I would remove the airbag and check the metal button contacts underneath it.
     
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    I could just leave the airbag out while I'm at it...safer that way.


    Is it even something I could do or will I somehow set it off in my face? I honestly have no clue.
     
  10. OPGMC

    OPGMC I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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    Just run it into a house or something so you can get the airbag out more easily.
     

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