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Horn How do I stop my horn from going off on my 1997 Buick Lasabre? Is there a wire I can cut?

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  • Emma A. Bustos Aug 30, 2008

    What color is the wire, if any?

  • Emma A. Bustos Aug 30, 2008

    Should I disconnect the battery before I pull the wire to the horn?

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I have the same problem with the same car, was told by two differenr buick dealers that this was a pretty common problem with year buick, both places told me that the sensor under the horn pad needs to be changed, which involves removal of air bag.
I would suggest taking to a dealer and having it fixed. that way everything works properly. Hope this helps.

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Hey there Mudman,

The fuse may provide power to other systems. I'd be reluctant to pull it. And you probably don't want to pull the steering wheel apart.

The easiest, fastest solution is pull a wire from the horn itself.

Open the hood and find the horn. Normal location is up front near the grill. Once located, the wire coming from it should have a connector that you can pull off.

Some vehicles have more than one horn, so try it out and make sure this 'silencer worked.

That should do it.
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Posted on Aug 30, 2008

  • Justin Case
    Justin Case Aug 30, 2008

    My mistake, Should have been addressed to goweena.
    Mike



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    Justin Case Aug 30, 2008

    Goweena,

    No need to pull the battery cable.

    The wire you pull off the horn needs to be insulated from grounding though. I don't have the schematic in front of me, so I don't know the color.

    If there are two wires, one is a ground, the other is power. Cutting either one will do it

    If there is only one wire, its the power. Cut or pull it.

    Now isn't that a little bit better than Helpful??

    Mike



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Take the fuse out

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just take the fuse out man and you will be good

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