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Why isn't my horn working, if all the components work?

The horn on my 2011 Nissan Cube no longer works. Since it has never been a good horn (it's too soft), I figured that it would be good to replace it anyway. I have tested that the horn relay clicks ...
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Car horn's relay always in switched on position;could it be the reason for total battery drainage if car is not started for 2 days

(MG Hector plus petrol automatic-1 year old). My car's battery was suddenly getting drained in just 2 days of not using the car. This happened twice. I took the car to the service centre and they said ...
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A little horn sound when I turn the switch in on position

I did not used my Highlander 2008 for last two months, and the battery dropped. I did a few(3-4) times jump start using those gadgets like power banks and it worked. But because I didn't use the car ...
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How to diagnose horn malfunction?

07 Toyota Tacoma, Horn stopped working altogether after working fine (no intermittency). Fuse is fine and when I jump the relay with a tool the horn activates. Tried replacing the relay and it’s ...
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Peugeot 206 Squeaky Horn

I'm fairly new to cars and have only been driving for a few months. I had to use my horn recently and realised it sounded like a dying goose. It is making a noise, but it's fairly quiet and sounds ...
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2 snail horns fitting to land rover defender

I have modern Land rover defender 90 (2013) and want to add 2 Snail air horns separate to fitted horn system. i.e. separate switch on dash board. Is there a very simple wiring method which will ...
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Car Horn does not work during the morning hours

My car horn does not work during morning hours. It starts to work when the environment gets heated up. Same issue with the "TRIP" key of the Multi function. Car Model - Toyota Aqua - 2013
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i20 magna locking beep

I drive an Indian i20 magna+ 2019 model and need to stop the harsh beep sound while locking / unlocking. Does anyone know how to do it? Hyundai salesman said its not doable, wasnt that assuring.
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2010 Jeep Compass randomly blows the horn

The jeep does not have to be running to do it either. Parked at work, home or anywhere. It also does it driving down the road. Sometimes short burst and sometimes really long ones. What causes this ...
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2005 Ford Taurus Cruise Control and Horn Not Working

I have already checked the most obvious things I believe. The fuses are all good and the horn relay clicks when I press the horn. The cruise control servo spins freely by hand. The cruise control ...
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Wiring a 3 pin relay to power a dual horn from a stock switch (single-horn)

I am trying to implement a dual horn setup for my bike. The stock came with a single horn. I have with me a 3-pin relay(H-B-S) with me. I am connecting the positive from the battery to the B terminal, ...
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Car horn only works during morning period

My car's horn only works during the morning in transit to work. After the engine and the weather heats up, i need to apply force to the horn in order for it to work. During the midday sun, it doesn't ...
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What can cause a horn to go off by itself and not stop until you press it?

I have a 1998 Dodge Ram. For the past two days, the horn has gone off by itself around the same time (midday). It just stays in a long honk until I go out there and press the horn. 4 things that ...
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How to fix intermittent car horn?

Sometimes my horn works sometimes it doesn't. This has been going on for a few months now. Is this an easy diy fix? What might the cause be, what things should I look into? If I have to open up ...
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Measuring Honking through OBD

This is probably too simple question for this forum but would appreciate your help anyways. I was wondering if I buy and connect a OBD port to my car and is successful in collecting data, would there ...
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Why do we use a relay and switch to control on/off of horn circuit instead of using a simple swtich?

I know that a horn requires a larger amount of amperes to operate than many other electrical systems. I am reading a book and I stepped into this situation: ..shows a relay application in a horn ...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia horn works sometimes

2001 Toyota Sequoia horn works sometimes. I changed the fuse. Is it possible that the relay is bad? How would I know?
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Replaced throttle body - now horn won't stop honking

This is the final question to my DIY ford ranger repair series. You can see the first two here: 1) Is hot desert weather the source of my recurring car problem 2) Procedure for throttle body and idle ...
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Wiring a switch in horn line for on/off operation

I have an '06 Ford Escape with a faulty door jamb (somewhere out of 4) that causes the alarm to go off at inopportune times, especially in the summer. I've learned it's an expensive and time ...
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horn fuse blows after charging the battery

I have this interesting problem with my Volkswagen Polo 6R: right after i recharged my Car Battery the fuse of the horn blows. It is happening when i start the car. If I replace the fuse it will blow ...
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Horn activated itself with engine off / passenger ac hot

2004 Chevy Tahoe: Car's horn went off on its own, and wouldn't stop until I pulled the fuse. This was a continuous sound of the horn. Not short honks. Vehicle was parked in my garage and the engine ...
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Reactivating Corsa gamma features

Hi all not sure if you've covered this yet.... A while ago my passenger side window wasn't working, so every time I tried to lock the car, it would honk twice....very annoying! I didn't have money to ...
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Car horn works only sometimes and with very very low sound

My car (Suzuki Mehran) horn works only sometimes after many days and with very low sound. The problem started when I turned on car ac about a month ago. In start the horn sound became low whenever car ...
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Electrical issue in vehicle - fuel gauge drops to zero when horn is activated

Here is what I have been dealing with. Posted over on my vehicle specific board, but no one seems to have any idea. Instead of reposting everything hashed over there, I will post the original question ...
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Do long blasts of the horn damage it?

I have recently had to blast my horn for about 2 minutes while I was driving. Got me wondering: Does using the horn for long periods of time damage it/wear it out? 2003 Opel Agila
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Peugeot 307 horn not working

I own a Peugeot 307 , 2003 model . 97000 miles. My local mechanic fixed its horn two times but after few weeks again it stopped working . Now my MOT is due and was wondering what would be the best ...
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Opel corsa's horn alarms when car is locked

My Opel Corsa's horn keeps honking when I lock the car the same way it is supposed to if a window were to be left open, but it does this even when no window is left open. The one thing that could ...
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Horn blows constantly and tail lights remain on

I was pulling up my drive this morning when my horn started blaring non-stop. I got out and pulled the horn relay to make it shut up. I tested the relay and determined that it was working fine, and ...
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