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Would it be better to just run a wire from the horn & get anuther horn for the inside of my truck because this is starting to sound expensive

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Sure just connect the existing horn wire to new horn. Make sure there is a good ground connection. Then try the horn, if it works you're in business. If not, then the horn strip in the steering wheel is bad.

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