99 Sonata Horn contact

My 99 Sonata horn is stuck on unless I pull the fuse. I've looked inside of the steering wheel to try to figure out how to fix it. When I pull the air
bag off (carefully) and put the fuse back in, the horn does not blow. I can't really see anything to replace. I called the parts dept of the local Hyundai dealer and asked them to look up the steering wheel diagram to see if it showed a horn contact/switch. He couldn't find a switch/contact and asked me if I had a part number. I told him no and that I was calling to see if there was one. After some discussion with others, he came back and said that the airbag would have to be replaced. I can't really believe that they would design it such that it would cost $800 to replace a faulty horn contact. Has anyone ever had this problem and found a solution? P.S. I found nothing on Hmaservice to help. thanks
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Sadly, I believe they would.
I'd bypass the switch and put a button on the dash or top of the steering column.
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To the best of my recollection, the air bag bolts onto the horn contacts. Try depressing the contacts on either side to see if that sounds the horn. I don't recall any part of the horn switch being in the air bag itself.
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I decided to call another dealers parts dept. on this issue. The response that I got from this person was that I would have to replace the clock spring. He seemed to be a little more knowledgeable than the person at the other dealer. The cost for the clock spring is over $200. But I'm not sure that I want to get into the clock spring R & R. It looks pretty complicated. I think I may just mount a $5 button on the dash or steering column. Maybe I need to call a third dealer and see what story I get from them.

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