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Car horn horn stopped working. When i press on steering wheel, i'm sure i can hear a clicking from near the fuse box, relay? can it be fixed or tested

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If you here a noise that mean from stering to relay so that mean horn boken or wire on horn hope it help fixya our post thanks pierre

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Where is the horn relay located on a 2007 ford edge sel


It is located in the SJB - smart junction box an it is a non- serviceable part . soldered to the board inside . Where do you hear the clicking noise coming from ? The SJB is located behind the left side kick panel .
SECTION 413-06: Horn 2007 Edge/MKX Workshop Manual DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Procedure revision date: 10/30/2006 Horn The horn system consists of the following components:
  • Horn switches (part of the steering wheel)
  • Clockspring
  • Horn relay (part of the smart junction box [SJB])
  • Horn
For removal and installation of the steering wheel, refer to Section 211-04 .
For removal and installation of the SJB, refer to Section 419-10 .
Principles of Operation
The smart junction box (SJB) supplies the control and switched voltage to the horn relay (part of the SJB). When the horn switches (part of the steering wheel) are pressed, ground is supplied through the clockspring to the horn relay. The horn relay is then energized directing voltage to the horn and enabling the horn to sound. When the vehicle security system is armed, the SJB provides a momentary ground to the horn relay control side to indicate the system is armed, and an on and off ground when an intrusion is detected or the panic alarm is activated.
If your horns are not working ,you have a wiring problem or the clock spring is open . If the relay is bad the whole SJB has to be replace an the dealer would have to do that . Needs to be programmed ,with factory tool .
Symptom Chart Condition Possible Sources Action
  • The horn is inoperative
  • Fuse
  • Circuitry
  • Horn
  • Clockspring
  • Steering wheel switch harness
  • Horn switches (part of the steering wheel)
  • Smart junction box (SJB)
  • Go To Pinpoint Test A .

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Dec 02, 2015 | Ford Cars & Trucks

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Where is horn located on 2003 chevy caviler


Horn(s) are typically located under the hood, behind and near the headlight assembly. It is not uncommon for a horn to stop working over time. It is also not unlikely that horn button in the steering column fails. To verify that the button is working, get the car to a very quiet location. Turn off all radios, blowers, etc. to make the car interior as quiet as possible. When you press the horn button, listen for a "click" noise from under the dashboard. This is the horn relay. If that happens, you know that the button(s) in the steering wheel are ok. If you don't hear the click, then the horn button or the horn relay may be the cause of the horn not working.

Jan 02, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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97 cavalier horn stopped working. Fuse is OK. I hear no clicking noise when I press the horn. Other that a bad horn or a loose wire to the horn, what else might be the problem?


There are tow things other than the gorm that could be bad. The forst (And most likely) is the horn switch located in the steering wheel. These are fragile and easy to break, and not to easy to replace. If you find that the switch is the problem, you would be better served to mount an external horn switch on the dash near the driver. This is legal for inspection in most states (check with your local inspection authority first). The otherr item that could be bad is the horn relay. It is located under dash on the passengers side kickpanel near the glove box. it is mounted in a relay panel there. You should hear it click when preesing the horn switch if the car is quiet enough.

Jun 22, 2011 | 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

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2002 VW Beetle 1.8T\r\nRemoved horns and tested using battery & the both worked, reinstalled & press horn on steering wheel & nothing just hear a clicking noise from where I pushed on steering...


Generally the steering wheel boss switch does not wear out (the horn is not over used!). I would check the fuses and then the relay and if they look OK check the wiring form the relay to the horns for continuity. Use a voltmeter to check that voltage is being supplied to the relay when the horn switch is pressed. Then check that voltage is being output by the relay in response to this voltage input. If this all looks OK then there is some kind of break in the wiring to the horn unit

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Bought an 2004 honda accord and the horn does not work. What is the procedure for repairing this issue?


simple circuit, but can be hard if problem is switch in steering wheel. First check fuse and relay at fuse box. relay should click when horn button on wheel is pushed. If relay doesn't click, either button or relay is bad. If relay clicks, test for voltage at horn. You can use a simple test light available at the auto parts store if you don't have a voltmeter. If there is voltage at the horn, replace horn.
If relay does not click, replace relay to see if that fixes your problem. If new relay doesn't fix, you have a bad switch in the steering wheel or possibly bad wiring. cannot help you with switch as it's different on every car. any questions--let me know.

Sep 06, 2010 | 2004 Honda Accord

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My horn just stopped working on my 88 f-150. everything is still connected to the horn box under the hood. what else could be wrong with it?


Horns die like crazy on these. put power to the horn and make sure it works. The horn button is possible too the clockspring connection at the steering wheel. Find the wire in the harness under the colum that works the horn its black and it's on one end of the connector. with a test light hooked to ground, touch the wire and it should light dimly and the horn relay shough click. if it does the horn is likly or the fuse is blown two wires at the horn one shold be hot all the time and the other becomes grond pushing the horn button if thats good the horn is bad

Jun 01, 2010 | 1988 Ford F 150

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My horn isnt connected.


The only thing that should click in a fuse box is a relay and i'm pretty sure you don't have a relay for the horn. Check the fuse for the horn. thats all i know to tell you.

Jun 24, 2009 | 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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Horn just stop blowing,won't blow


When you press on the horn button do you hear the horn relay click? The start at the horn, bench test it, if it works then check for power, is the fuse good and is the relay ok. If the stuff checks out then it may be the horn contacts behind the steering wheel.

May 23, 2009 | 2001 Lincoln LS

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Horn works, fuse is good, yet can't activate horn from steering wheel.


If you press the horn button, can you hear the horn relay?
If not, it could be the horn button, or the relay,
If you hear it click on and off it is then likely the relay.
Test the horn button with a meter. if it is working, replace the horn relay.

Hope this is of some help.
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Apr 26, 2009 | 1991 Ford Explorer

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HORN DOESNT WORK


a very common cause of this problem is the steering wheel mounted horn button looses it's connection to the horn circuit due to a defective ribbon rotating contact under the steering wheel, the special clock spring shaped ribbon wiring harness is what allows you to turn the wheel and still have a connection to all steering wheel buttons and the airbag, to check this listen for a click when u press the horn button with the engine off, it will be faint but if u listen closely u will hear it, if u don't hear it u will ned to replace the Clock-Spring rotating contact under the steering wheel. I am a Ford factory trained tech with 20 years of new car dealer experience.

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