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How to remove the center part of the steering wheel to get access to the horn contact, the horn well no work when pushed. the horn will work with the door lock remote control.

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  • Richard Scordino May 30, 2010

    If you have an air bag, don't touch it till you have a manual or you will get hurt. Likely you will find that the clock spring in the top of the wheel has failed, but you should also check the relay before going in there.

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If you value your life, you will let a dealer do this one. As your airbag is behind that cover, no tampering is advised.

Posted on May 30, 2010

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I have a 1995 ford crown victoria lx. Had to remove horn relay due to horn started blowing when I would turn. How can I fix this problem cause I really need my horn


It's usually the contacts in the steering wheel behind the horn and air bag. You will have to remove the air bag to access the horn contacts. Make sure you remove the battery terminals from the battery before working on any air bag system! You may have to pull the steering wheel completely, depending on the setup. You can rent the puller from your local parts store. If you can not adjust the wires/contacts for the horn, you may have to buy a new set. Fairly inexpensive, but they may have to order the part, in which you will have to put everything back together until the part comes in, and then start back over. I was able to access mine in my Crown Victoria by just removing the air bag, hopefully it's the same. Hope this helps!

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The horn will not work on my 96 mercury grand marquis. The horn makes a sound when locking the door with the remote keys, but it will not work when pushing on the steering wheel. I've checked both...


Your horn contact in the steering assembly probably uses what is called a 'slip-ring' type contact and the 'ring' which is part of the steering wheel itself may be contaminated or the stationary contact, which uses low-pressure spring material, is either worn or the spring has grown weak. You will have to gain access to the inside of the steering wheel center section to check this.
Also, unless you have actually electrically tested the horn relay, I would check for a relay with the same part number (should be stamped into the case) and temporarily swap them. Your security system may employ a separate relay to sound the horn when locking or unlocking.

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1997 S-10 Pickup location of horn relay, horn not working. I found 3 relays in club compartment which one is it?


I would check the horn to see if it gets power with a testlight, and try to ground out one of the leads to see if it sounds. It should have power at all times and the button on the steering wheel controls the ground. That can be a source of the problem as well, the button on the steering wheel may not be grounding out the wire to the horn.

Can also take apart the steering wheel until you get down to the horn switch contact and try to ground it out with a screwdriver or test light to see if sounds the horn.

May have to remove the air bag first, though.

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The following talks about the steering wheel disassembly:

Steering Wheel Removal & Installation Except Models With Air Bag To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Center the steering wheel so that the front wheels are straight.
  3. If equipped, remove the horn cap from the center of the steering wheel. NOTE: If the horn cap or shroud is equipped with an electrical connector it must be unplugged in order to remove the cap/shroud from the steering column.
    Exploded view of a steering wheel mounting 85388063.gif

    Steering wheel alignment and installation 85388064.gif

  4. Remove the steering wheel-to-steering shaft retainer clip (snapring), then loosen and remove the nut. NOTE: Since the steering column is designed to collapse upon impact, NEVER hammer on it!
  5. Matchmark the relationship of the steering wheel to the steering shaft. Some models may already be equipped with one or more alignment marks. If not, make your own using a permanent marker.
  6. Using a suitable steering wheel puller, such as No. J-1859-03 or equivalent, carefully draw the wheel from the steering column.
To Install:
NOTE: Before installing the steering wheel, be sure that the turn signal switch is in the Neutral position. DO NOT mis-align the steering wheel more than 0.8 in. (20mm) from the horizontal centerline.
  1. Align the match marks and carefully fit the wheel onto the steering shaft splines.
  2. Install the retaining nut and tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  3. If equipped, install the horn pad.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable. Remove the horn pad 88458p19.gif

    Unplug the horn wire 88458p20.gif

    Loosen and remove the wheel retaining nut 88458p21.gif

    Use a suitable threaded puller to loosen the steering wheel from the shaft 88458p22.gif

    Remove the steering wheel 88458p23.gif

    Matchmark the relationship of the steering wheel to the steering shaft 88458p24.gif

Models With Air Bag To Remove:
CAUTION
These models are equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described in Section 6.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disable the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint System (SIR). Refer to Section 6 of this manual for this procedure.
  3. Position the steering wheel so that it is in the horizontal position and the front wheel are straight.
  4. Remove the air bag system inflator module as follows:
    • Make sure the air bag system is disabled and the negative battery disconnected.
    • Turn the steering wheel 90 degrees, this will enable you to gain access to the rear shroud holes-to-inflator module.
    • Insert a prytool and push the leaf spring to release the pin.
    • Turn the steering wheel 180 degrees to access the remaining shroud holes, then repeat the procedure to release the pin using the prytool.
    • Tilt the inflator module rearward from the top to access the module electrical wiring, then disengage the wiring from the module and the steering wheel.
    • Unplug the Connector Position Assurance (CPA) and retainer from the module.
  5. Remove the steering wheel retaining nut and the horn plunger contact. NOTE: Since the steering column is designed to collapse upon impact, NEVER hammer on it!
  6. Matchmark the relationship of the steering wheel to the steering shaft. Some models may already be equipped with one or more alignment marks. If not, make your own using a permanent marker.
  7. Using a suitable steering wheel puller, such as No. J-1859-03 or equivalent, carefully draw the wheel from the steering column.
To Install:
  1. Align the match marks and carefully fit the wheel onto the steering shaft.
  2. Install the retaining nut and tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  3. Install the inflator module as follows:
    • Attach the Connector Position Assurance (CPA) and retainer to the module.
    • Attach the inflator module wiring to the steering wheel and to the module.
    • Install the inflator module by pressing it into the steering wheel enough to engage and latch all four notched pins in the leaf spring. Make sure the wires are not pinched.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.
  5. Enable the air bag system. Refer to Chasis Electrical.
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How do you take the air bag out the steering wheel in order to check the horn switch? Horn works with the remote button but will not work when horn button is pushed on steering wheel!


You should never try to take apart the airbag unless you absolutely know what you are doing for you can injure yourself very seriously.But on that note,disconnect the battery.Behind where you grab on the steering wheel there should be some screws.Take those out and remove the front of the center of the steering wheel.That will give you access to the airbag.You may have to have special tools to take the airbag itself out.Then there should be the switch.If it is not there you might have to remove the whole steering wheel by removing the center nut then use a steering wheel puller to take the steering wheel off.It should be located on the steering wheel shaft.

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The horn on my 2006 Nissan Murano works only when the steering wheel is turned either direction, even if only a few degrees. When the steering is centered or near centered it does not work.


Its a short in the wiring.Its a wiring issue.You'd need to take of the covers above and below the steering wheel. Just get the horn wiring removed and reconnected.If its getting disconnected at when you center the steering wheel then the wire has to be connected. The horn contacts in the steering wheel became corroded. This is a common issue caused in many cars.The horn connections become lose or get pulled out due to loose.so removing the horn connections/cleaning and reconnecting the connection helps.

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Horn was pressed and now is stuck. How do I get to replace the horn contact in the steering?


There should be screws in the back of the steering wheel that makes the center of the steering wheel come off. If it has no screws then try to pull it off. Once you get the center of the steering wheel off the contact plate will be there either conected to the steering wheel or the center that you removed. Best bet it to buy a new contact plate from Dodge and replace the whole thing.

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Horn not working


I would start by removing your steering wheel and make sure that you have power there. If so you have a bad ground. Horns work when you push the center of the steering wheel it will contact a ground a the horn will sound.

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Are you speaking of the horn? Or the horn relay? Or the horn button? Or the horn button split ring armature? To remove the horn assembly in the steering wheel you will need a steering wheel puller and a U shaped clamp that will screw down to the steering bolt you will need a 3/4 socket with a 3-inch extension and a ratchet. You will also need to picks to pull center snap ring off to get to the parts under the plate for the horn. To remove you will need to buy 2 security nuts tork wrenches #8 I believe, you will have to disconnect the battery before working on it as the bag could explode if you do not have the battery disconnected. After removing the positive side of battery cable wait 5 minutes before proceeding. Then remove the two bolts that hold the front horn assembly and air bag from the rear of the steering wheel next remove horn air bag assembly and disconnect the wire for the air bag. Place horn to the side then remove the 3/4 bolt out from the center, next install steering wheel puller on the steering wheel and put in three bolts and tighten them evenly so that the puller is on straight. Screw center bolt into the steering bolt until the wheel comes loose, remove steering wheel and place it at the side, next use the U shaped clamp to press the center plate down 1/4 inch to be able to clear the snap ring around the steering wheel. With one pick hold the ring in place with the other force it between the steering wheel bolt and work the ring up and out of the grove it sits in. Next work it all the way up till you have it in your hand, and do not lose. Now pull plastic plate off if you put the wheels straight then it will go on the same way you pulled it off because it's keyed mark it with a felt tip pen so you don’t have to hassle with keying it in again. Next remove the plate and there you will find the horn contacts and the round disk that the connectors push against, so if you need more info just ask on this post.

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