every time i press the horn the fuse pops from the PD, I checked to see if
it was the "relay" but it was not , next thing i did was pulled the wires
from the horn and checkedv to see if the fuse still poped but it did not
so i guess it is a shorted horn. can any body give me some info as to how
can i go about checking to see where horn is shorted-out? thankyou...
hey Dan c. i am sorry if i insulted you with my simple horn ? I JUST AM NOT
THAT ADVANCE WHEN IT COMES TO AUTO-TROUBLESHOOTING.When i get a nwe horn i
must connect it to the wiring that comes out of the steering wheel, my ?
really was how to check if wire coming from steering wheel is shorted,i
know i must use an amp.meter. I went under the van and found the horn
wires and i try,ed to trace the wires back ,not to the steering wheel, but
to where it is hooked up at.
- if you don't press the horn button, the fuse doesn't blow.
- the horn fuse blows when you press the horn button.
- after you disconnected the wire at the horn and replaced the fuse, pressing
the horn button doesn't blow the fuse.
Based on that, the problem is at the horn, not the wire from steering wheel
horn button to the horn.
No need to trace the wiring looking for a short.
Definitely need to replace the friggin' horn...
On Sun, 01 Jan 2006 17:00:45 -0500, snohman wrote:
Why do you think you insulted me? I answered your question, and very
nicely and politely, I believe. It would seem that you are not very
"advance" in logical thinking or writing though.
Will you try to think a little? You disconnected the wires from the horn
itself, and the fuse no longer blows. Why are you concerned with wires,
at this point? You proved that the problem is inside the horn. Also, for
future reference, "wires" don't generally short themselves, the devices
the wires hook to may have an internal short (as in this case).
Actually you would use an "ohmmeter" to find a short.
Why you did that is beyond me, or any logical thinking process. Wake up,
If you're not on the edge, you're taking up too much space.
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Yep, you have replied to this guy many times. He is the one who blamed his
son on law because he changed the battery. Even though the OP was to lazy,
and did not replace it himself. Know everything that goes wrong with the van
is the Son-in-laws fault. By the way DUDE! they horn is in the front of the
van, Not the steering wheel! That's the switch in the steering wheel. Why
don't you get the son-in-law to fix it! At least he is competant enough to
fix the battery, and you weren't.
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