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Why does my horn blow when my steering wheel is turned right in the lock position

I have a 1997 Chevy z71 and when the steering wheel is in the lock position and the steering wheel is slowly turn right the horn will start blowing and won't stop unless you turn it back left and will beep it is turned quick to the right

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Antitheft feature is my guess and a clever one at that. :>)

Posted on Dec 04, 2016

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  • cade hudson
    cade hudson Dec 04, 2016

    but my truck didn't come with an anti theft could it be the horn contact wire come loose and is grounding out

  • Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor Dec 04, 2016

    If it didn't do it before, then yes. Strip the steering wheel down. Come loose, if normal horn use doesn't work or a chaffed wire.

  • cade hudson
    cade hudson Dec 04, 2016

    well could it be the relay cause it just turned cold in cold in Alabama and today I shut the door and the horn started going off and wouldn't stop

  • Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor Dec 04, 2016

    It could be anything, but you have to start somewhere :>) It does sound though like you may need the services of a good auto-electrician.

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