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When the temperatures drop or if it is damp outside my horn sounds and I need to remove the fuse to get it to stop what could be the problem

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Get in your owners manual and find the locations of your fuse panels. there is generally a small one under the hood and a larger one under the dash. there will be a legend as to what is what inside the lid of the panel. find the horn relay and remove it. that will shut your horn off permanently. you may just want to try replacing it in case your old relay is bad and causing the problem. any parts store will have a Ford relay in stock.

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