Episode #125 of the Stack Overflow podcast is here. We talk Tilde Club and mechanical keyboards. Listen now

Questions tagged [horn]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Alarm horn pulse too short for horn relay, horn sometimes doesn't blow

I just recently installed an aftermarket alarm on a 2002 ram 1500. The alarm is an Avital 3100lx. When testing the lock and unlock functions I noticed that sometimes the horn would not work when ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
30 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
126 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
6k views

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, ...
1
vote
2answers
188 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
699 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
662 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
15k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
216 views

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?
4
votes
1answer
191 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
173 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
132 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
726 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
137 views

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
1
vote
1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
535 views

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 ...