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How To Fix a Car Horn

Watch more How to Make Simple Car Repairs videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Repair a malfunctioning car horn using the guidelines given here. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Check for sound Check whether the horn makes any sound. If it does, the electrical circuitry is still working. Tip Most vehicles have two horns, which sound at the same time. They are usually mounted to the radiator core support or behind the vehicle's grill. Step 2: Check horn Unbolt, clean any corrosion, and reinstall the horn if it does not sound. If the horn still does not work, run a jumper wire to it from the battery. If it still does not work, replace it. Step 3: Check fuse Check the fuse that controls the two horns if there is no sound from either one. If the fuse is burned out, replace it. Try the horn again. Tip Check your car owner's manual for the location and type of fuse. Step 4: Check horn button Check whether there is any debris obstructing the horn button on your steering wheel that may be preventing the horn from sounding. Step 5: Check wiring Check -- or have a mechanic check -- the wiring attached to the horn, if all else fails. If it is damaged, repair or replace it. Now you can make some noise. Did You Know? Before 1910, bulb horns were widely used on automobiles.
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