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I have a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero and the horn has stopped working. I have checked the fuse and it looks good. I pulled the horn off and wired a button from the horn to the battery and found that the horn works fine.....I believe the problem is in the switch in the stearing wheel. I just need to know how to get to that and what am I looking for when I get into the steering wheel?

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Usually it is in the center hub of steering wheel and it has to be removed to gain access. Once there you will see the spread out switch and it is possible to just clean the contacts and restore the unit back to operation. I did it with Mazda.

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SOURCE: horn cover

it takes a special puller to remove the steering wheel. the air bag just pops out with a release tool in the release hole on the side of the steering wheel

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SOURCE: horn press panel on steering wheel

remove the airbag !!! but disconnect the battery first and leave it for 10mins or so every thing is behind the airbag.

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SOURCE: 2002 Alero defogger

A common thing to fial on these- assumning the grid is ok, and wires are still attched to grid, is the rear def / antenna module. It is behind rt. rear quarter trim panel. The modules burn up, and also melt the connector. the module and connector would need to be replaced.

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SOURCE: steering wheel is hard to turn in my 2004 oldsmobile alero.

Power steering pump has gone out. You will need to replace your power steering.

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SOURCE: horn nor control on stearing wheel work

Clock Spring definitely.

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