2006 chrysler sebring- Radio controls on back of steering wheel
Took car to the dealer because the horn keeps going off. They said it needed a new airbag, but in the meantime they "disconnected" the horn. After I arrived home, I discovered the radio controls(located on the back of the steering wheel) no longer work. I checked fses, they seemed to be okay.
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At the proper fuse, did you check for voltage at the fuse circuit, hot all the time. For the horn relay in the picture, pin 8 is hot all the time. If you use proper jumper wire between pin 8 and pin 10, the horn should sound. If it does, have to check coil/control side of relay, voltage and ground.
The horn button and wiring in steering column is part of horn relay ground circuit.
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General advice: Radio controls has two plugs: one is behind the switch,the other is on the back of the radio,ceck to be firmly plugged. Most commun :radio in plug is loosed. Cheers,hope u figure it out.Share.
check horn fuse and relay.if both good hot wire horn if it works the horn button pad need replacing meaning you have to replace the whole horn pad and airbag in the steering wheel.if horn dont work when hot wired more likely horn is bad.
If your horn is not working and your inside light is not working either your fuse has been removed. (Located on the left side of the steering wheel) pull back the plastic handle and use the chart there to see if the fuses are all in the correct spots. If this is not the case you may have to have the fuse replaced. Lastly there could be and issue with your horn assembly which is easily fixed and the dome light could be a seperate problem.
FIrst off the horn's ground works through the steering wheel,so the wire is bare or the end is broken and grounding in a place where it should not. You will have to check the wires for the horn from the fuse box up to the wheel.
your power feed to the headlights and the door locks has an open ( the power is not connected somewhere ) Perform a wiggle test turn on the headlights and lift the hood,find the power distribution box and begin to wiggle the wire harness.Sometimes the chrysler fuse box under the hood get loose inside the power distribution box,it will have to be broken down all the way to the heavy wires comming out of hte box,you can tighten these connections your self.
y horn on my Seabring would go off all by it's self. The dealership told me it was because we did not have a key fob to turn the security system off. We paid $120 to get the fob and have it programmed. The horn did not work except on the panic function of the key fob. I checked the fuse and relay and both were working. I was not getting voltage to the wire on the horn. I had the dealership look it over and they said I needed a new airbag for $600 plus labor. The problem was not in the airbag. The horn pad had a short in it caused by the tabs on the back of the Chrysler emblem that is located on the steering wheel cover. The prongs had made a hole through the horn pad. The horn pad is the switch that connects when you press the horn. To describe it imagine two pieces of copper foil much like aluminium foil. There is a microsopic thin layer of pourus plastic like membrane on each piece of foil. When you press the horn the foil makes contact.
THE FIX: The tech had removed the airbag from the wheel. I did not have to pull that. Here is how to pull the air bag. There are two screws that hold the cruise controls on the steering whell. The are located on the back of the wheel. When those are removed you can remove the screws that hold the airbag. You will see them. I don't know what size of torx bits you need. Pull the bag our and disconnect all the wires. It will not blow up. Use a 10mm socket or wrench to remove four lock nuts. You will have to pry the metal cover off of the airbag cover. Be sure to bend the prongs back in for replacement. Now, Use a pair of side cutters or your choice tool to cut the holders that retain the horn pad. Pull the horn pad and cut the indented spots out. I used a single edged razor blade. Once the holes were made I used a pocket screw driver to open upt the horn pad. Don't damage the two foils. When you get an opening large enough to grab pull the two foils apart and use electricle tape to insulate the two inner sides of the foil where you made the cuts. Now put it back together. It took me a little over an hour. No shop will asume the responsibility to tamper with the airbag so you are on your own unless you want to pay me. I am an ASE Master Technician. Don't pay the $600 the shops want. It's already broken. What can it hurt?
hey guys with problems with the air bag lights on and horn not working in Chrysler Voyager...
this is the problem with the steering wheel clockwork spring. The connector that brings the wires from the steering wheel instruments (hord, airbag, cruise control) and takes it through the steering column to the car body but allows steering wheel to rotate without breaking the wires. The dealer should have adivised you that there is a life long warrantly from manufacturer of this part. There was a recall notice issued by Chrysler in 2003/4 to bring in car for replacement of part if the Airbag light came on. I got mine done last year under the recall.