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My car horn turns on by itself

Last night around midnight or so, my car honr starts beepin' as if someone is just holding it and letting it beep forever. I thought it was the alarm of the person parked next to me, but after it didn't go off for a while, I stepped out onto my patio, so I could listen better...just to be sure. Goodness gracious, it was my car!! So I go outside and try to turn it off by hitting the steering wheel where I usually beep the horn. It doesn't go off immediately, but it does eventually. About 2:10 am it does it again...I get it to go off. Around 3:15, it does it AGAIN!! This time I remove the fuse for the horn. Solved that, at least for the night. I go out to warm up the car and I put the fuse back. As the tips touch the metal, the horn beeps!! I dropped the fuse. I decided to go ahead and put it in, and get the horn to shut off, so I could drive to work. I did, drove to work and so far today it hasn't gone off. Will it happen again? Has this happened to anyone else? What's the deal?

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  • Tequan Dec 24, 2008

    Do you mean that it's bad? Fortunately, it hasn't happened since that night.....strange, huh? U think it could've been a sign??

  • alanm2k8 Feb 27, 2009

    My car has done that, well not exactly that. I will have it started and i wont touch it. And it will honk all of a sudden.

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Hi! A wire from the horn circuit is going to earth.

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problem is under the steering wheel,if vehicle has air bag its best entrusted to a garage,if it hasnt then just pull steering wheel off with a special puller and check the carbon brush and the wires and contacts in the steering wheel itself.This is a simple job but without the right tools ???

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