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Thanks. I tried pulling it out previously but it was in there good and tight. Figured I would try and see if there was anything else it could be. The relay seems cheap enough to replace, but is there any way for me trouble shoot the issue (other than checking the fuses) and find out before buying the part? Is this a common issue?The relay is in the IPDM box. Use a pair of plier or something if it's giving you trouble
You can try first to see if power is going to the horn itself (use voltmeter).Thanks. I tried pulling it out previously but it was in there good and tight. Figured I would try and see if there was anything else it could be. The relay seems cheap enough to replace, but is there any way for me trouble shoot the issue (other than checking the fuses) and find out before buying the part? Is this a common issue?
Checked the horn today. When pressing on the horn it gets 0 volts. When arming/disarming the alarm it gets 0.02 volts. I am thinking that it is something within the steering wheel now.You can try first to see if power is going to the horn itself (use voltmeter).
You can also apply power/ground directly to the horn to make sure they're not bad.
The horn works, as I sent a power to the horn directly and it honks.Pull the column cover off, unplug the GRAY connector and short the RED with WHITE stripe wire directly to ground. If the horn sounds the problem is in the clock spring contacts and if it doesn't the problem is in the wiring, relay or horn itself.
Just a little help, not much......The horn works, as I sent a power to the horn directly and it honks.
In the IPDM box I tested terminal 2 (in the attached thumbnail) and it gets 12v, sent power through terminal 3 and the horn honks. Since I was by myself I was unable to test terminal 1, can't be in the car pressing the horn and under the hood at the same time. The way I would have tested terminal 1 was by putting one lead from my multimeter in the terminal, and the other to ground. When pressing the horn in the car it should read continuity correct?
I an hoping it is not the wiring, since that would be a super headache to figure out compared to it just being the relay. I believe it is the relay since even when arming/disarming the alarm there isn't any horn sound.
Just tested the relay, works fine. I checked terminal 1 (in the above attachment) and that seems to be where the problem is tied to.Just a little help, not much......
UMM.........well.......I think I would try swapping out the _ _ L _ Y. and see what that does.
Oops, completely forgot to put it in my previous post that I quoted you on. Yeah, I did that any no horn sound, it did blow the horn fuse though. It seems as though the issue is further towards the relay.Did you try grounding the wire I told you try?
Took the steering wheel off and the spiral cable is indeed broken. I took apart the spiral cable and it looks as though a wire, I will check tomorrow to see which one, shorted out and melted the plastic part of the spiral cable, causing multiple layers to get stuck together. I am going to check the harness/wires that enter the spiral cable from the bottom (non-airbag) side and make sure that none are grounding out before installing the new spiral cable.