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Horn goes off without touching steering wheel cap.

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The horn cam in the steering wheel has a short in it and needs replaced

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See fig. 3 for wire for horn in steering wheel:

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Without Air Bag
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
Disconnect the battery ground cable before removing the steering wheel. When installing a steering wheel, always make sure that the turn signal lever is in the neutral position.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If your vehicle is equipped with controls for the radio on the steering wheel proceed as follows:




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Fig. Fig. 1: Pry out the control button assembly with a thin-bladed tool along the top of the edge, being careful not to damage the control assembly

  1. Pry out the control button assembly with a thin bladed tool along the top of the edge of the assembly.
  2. Disconnect the steering wheel control.

  1. On vehicles without the radio controls on the steering pad, take a thin-bladed tool and pry the pad off the steering wheel. On wheels with a center cap, pull off the cap.




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Fig. Fig. 2: Common steering wheel pad types

  1. After lifting the trim off, pry the horn wires from the back of the pad. On some models gently push down on the horn lead and turn left, the wire and spring will then come out of the canceling cam tower.




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Fig. Fig. 3: Carefully pry the lead wire for the horn off of the horn pad

  1. Remove the retainer ring with a pair of ring expanders, then remove the steering wheel nut.

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