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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?

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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.
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    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

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

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    Matchmark the relat1997 S-10 Pickup location - 88458p24.gifhe 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.
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