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Ok so today l check on honda tech about the horn relay and they said if it ticks then its working but my question is their a way of testing the horn without pulling out the bumper can i go under it and...

If a relay ticks it is no guarantee that it works. It only means that the armature is moving. If the points are burnt or, as sometimes happens, if they are burnt completely off, the armature will still click but nothing will happen.
A quick test is to pull out another relay like the headlight relay that you know is good and swap it out with the horn relay.
If this does not work, pull out the horn relay and look at the connections. There should be two small connectors and two big ones. Where the relay came out, there will be two small slots and two big ones to take the relay connections.
First, test the connections with a volt meter to see if there is power to the relay. Put the negative end of the meter to the battery negative, test the slots with the positive end of the meter. Make sure the ignition is turned on while you test. If there is no power, the fault is somewhere else, like the fuse.
If there is power, take a piece of electric wire, connect one end to the battery positive and very quickly put the other end into the other one of the big slots. If the horn works, the relay is faulty.
Only if you're sure the horn is faulty can you find a way to take it out.

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Ford 2006 E250 blower fan

motor bushes have burned out. they can do this after a time. failing that have you check the voltage to the fan with a meter.

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Looking for a wiring diagram for 2003 Heritage.

Hi Ernie, perform the following tests:
1. Fill acid type batteries to proper levels.
2. Charge battery overnight at 1-2 amps you need 12.5 volts or better after charging.
3. Hook up battery positive cable, then with your multimeter on the milliamp scale connect one lead to the negative battery post and the other lead to the ground cable. Meter should read 3 milliamps or less, 10 milliamps with a radio, 15 milliamps with radio and CB. If your meter reads higher you need to isolate the circuit by pulling fuses and circuit breakers one at a time and observe meter for drop in aprerage then get out your test light and track down the short in that circuit.
3. Make sure all connections are clean and tight especially the negative cable at "BOTH" ends.
4. Hook up volt meter to battery and start engine, if meter falls below 9.5 v while cranking replace battery.
5. With engine running at 3600 RPM battery should read 14.3-14.7 volts if not continue tests.
6. Unplug voltage regulator from alternator at crankcase by front of primary cover.
7. To test voltage regulator go to:
8. With ohm meter, one lead grounded, touch alternator pin meter should read infinity, if not replace stator.
9. With ohm meter, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read 0.1 to 0.2 ohms on 1989 and later models. 0.2 to 0.4 ohms 1988 and earlier models, if not replace stator.
10. With volt meter set on AC scale, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read
16 to 20 volts AC for every 1000 RPM'S 1989 and later and 19 to 26 volts AC for every 1000 RPMS. If not replace rotor.
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I have a connex 33tlm3 works good whith litllie ant squels whith big could something be tuned up to much

Hi jeremy, my name is John. Welcome to FixYa. I think you are saying you are trying two different antenna,s. With the big one, sounds like you have a high SWR. or a bad ground. Make sure that your antenna is grounded good and nothing is blocking it. You will need a SWR meter and a three foot jumper to check this. How to check this is take one end of the coax jumper and run it to the radio and the other end to the meter where it is marked radio. Now take the antenna and put it in the other fitting marked ANT. Set the dial on the meter to SWR SET then turn off all your modulation,MIC GAIN, POWER MIC, now key the MIC and adjust the needle where it says calibrate all the way to the edge of the scale, not going past the edge, with the MIC still keyed up, turn the switch to SWR. that reading you see on the scale is your SWR. If it reads a three (3) or over, it is to high. Depending on your antenna, there are adjustments. Thanks for choosing FixYa...John

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What is wrong with my 99 dodge if the fuses are all good and it has absolutely no power

If it has an amp meter in the dash,could be the problem.
All the power runs thru the gauge ,if it burns out you have nothing.
Thinking a jumper wire between batt + to the big + post on the alternator will make it run,if it does the amp meter is at fault.

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Fan on my big buddy heater just stopped working changed batteries still not working?tried the switch nothing .i only have radiant heat.

I would first check the wiring connections to fan and get a multi meter , set on 12 volts dc and see if fan motor has 12 vdc input voltage.
Too cheap to buy a voltage tester at wal mart ot harbor frieght, you can use a 12 volt bulb and socket, if you already have one. Remove fan wires & hook up 12 volt light bulb & if it lights, you got the juice. Carefull,dont let live wires touch because you short out $26.00 big buddy fan transformer. work with fan transformer unplugged from wall and dont plug in until you sure no wires touch.
use electrical or duct tape. electrical tape better.

otherwise,just buy the multi meter, they only $8.00 to $10.00
read & understand instructions, before you try to use it. otherwise,you could burn out your new meter.

well worth owning &
learning to use multi meter. I use it thousands of times.

if fan motor has juice but wont run, check fan shaft to see if it turns freely or scrapes or is stuck. oil fan motor bearings ,change the brushes.
make sure that the fan blades are not touching the fan housing and can turn freely.
if it still dont work, buy new fan motor.
if no juice at fan motor, check mr heater switch with the power off,unplug transformer from the wall or remove batteries.,
and use the ohm meter setting of the multi- meter to test for continuity of the switch when the switch is in the on position.
power must be off when using the ohm setting of a multimeter.
if power is on & using the ohm setting of the multi meter, you will blow out the multimeter. The ohm setting uses a 1.5 volt dc battery inside the multimeter to test for a compleated circuit.
so, 12volts dc would blow it out on ohms setting.
If the switch is good,reinstall it on mr.heater and test the output of the transformer or battery compartment using the 20 volt dc scale of the multi meter. the voltage scale you select ,must be higher than the voltage you expect to find ,in order to avoid damage to the multi meter.
observe polarity,positive to red and negative to black.

the dc voltmeter setting is totally polarity sensitive and a reversed hook up could blow out the meter.
multi meter means it can read ac volts, dc volts,ohms and dc amps. Read and understand the included instructions before using a multi meter
a good single battery in new condition reads 1.62volts dc
1.5 vdc is almost dead, a good used battery reads 1.58 to 1.6 vdc
below 1.58 vdc is weak battery and 1.48 vdc is usually totally dead, but may be enough for momentary usage under 1 minute.

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Chevy tahoe won't turnover, power to everything, no clicking in starter to indicate that it is the starter, nothing happens when you turn the key? any sugg

have to make sure the starter is getting power. make sure the engine will turn over by putting a socket and ratchet on the crank bolt and turn it to the right. the two wires to the starter is battery the big one and the little one is for the ignition. ground test light check big wire, then have a friend key it up to check the little wire.

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i did the same thing a week ago the same thing happend no lights no nothing it was the main fuse 150amps color pink not regular fuses big square size of a penny

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