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Often times when the air bags deploy the horn buttons are damaged,the quick solution would be to install a push button to ground the horn wire. Just hook one side of the button to ground and the other to the horn wire.
All cars are a bit different. I suggest you look at a Chilton's Repair Manual available in most large public libraries to get an idea. Air bags are not that easy to deploy by accident unless you get a bit vigorous with tools. Usually the cover just pries off exposing the horn mechanism. The removal of the air bag assembly is best left to experts. I highly recommend the purchase of the Haynes Repair manual for your car; at $27 its well worth the investment. It will provide the technical detail and tools list to be able to do 98% of all repairs. A service technician charges $50-$75 an hour, so the savings alone in the first use of the book will be worth the detailed solution. A new air bag unit costs $350 to $600 depending upon make and model, so it a decision not taken lightly. Sorry I can't provide you more info.
no connection between air bag and horn operation
the air bag is in a section but that whole section presses to activate the horn
can be on either side bottom or top will work the horn
probably right that there is no air bag
you will have to remove the wheel to check the horn contact under the center bit
check for a horn relay operation first
If you bought the car at a dealership, all saftey related problems should have been repaired before the vehicle is sold, at least thats the law in Canada, If your air bag light is not on, the air bag should work correctly, the air bag module is the center of the steering wheel where the air bag is contained, usually the horn circuit is seprate from this module and is more common for a clock spring contact to cause you issue. The clock spring is the contact point to allow the steering wheel to turn and yet keep contact with all the other steering wheel controls
Front air bags are not designed to deploy in side impact, rear impact or rollover crashes.There are several reasons why your air bag may not have deployed during a crash. The first reason is that perhaps your crash is not the type of accident where air bag deployment would be helpful. For frontal air bags, this includes many, but not all, side impacts, rear impacts and rollovers. This category also includes minor accidents in which the driver and front passenger (if there was one) did not suffer any significant injuries requiring medical treatment. Many people do not realize there are a lot of side air bags that do not deploy during a rollover accident, even when the vehicle rolls onto its side. That is because those side air bags do not include an appropriate crash sensor that can detect rollover crashes.
The car has to be scanned to retrieve the codes to diagnose it....
but the lamp means the system is inoperative until the problem is fixed...(it will not deploy) not to worry, it will not deploy while driving....but on the flipside it will not deploy if you are involved in an accident either......some people prefer them inoperative,some people like the safety of them...choice is yours
you have to replace air bag . because your horn pad contact switches made in bag . when bag deployed it mess your contact switches .its going to cost you 700.00 dollars. have to fix it . or your car wont pass state inspection.sorry it happen . good luck.