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Old 02-03-2005, 05:29 PM   #1
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Default Horn Fuse Blows Frequently...need help

When I got my car last June I remember using the horn for the first time, and after that when I tried to use it nothing happened. I thought maybe I was pressing in the wrong area or not hard enough (I know with the Bonne I had to hit a certain area just right sometimes). But I checked the fuse and sure enough it was blown. Since June, the fuse has blown at least 3 or 4 more times.

What could be the problem here and how can I get this fixed? It is some kind of electrical problem since this is definitely not normal. I hate not having a horn, especially with crazy drivers on the road.

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works pretty good for me.



would prolly get the job done too.

are you installing the correct amperage fuse?
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I like George Carlin;* idea..

Honk if your horn is broken
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Yes, the fuse is a 15amp (blue) fuse...something causes it to blow after I use the horn a few times
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I'm sure it'* a bad wire, but where could it be? I don't want to spend a lot for a mechanic to try and find it.
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since you live in NY and probably deal with road salt allot-unplug one (or both) of your horns (high tone of low tone-most GMs have two) then activate the horn button, i bet it doesnt blow the fuse- i have seen a few times that the wires are fine-no shorts (though once i found where they were pinched by someone doing auto body repair work-shorting it out)
for some reason i think that the road salt gets into the horns and can corrode the horn from the inside out-either you could leave the one horn that blows the fuse unplugged, or replace em both.
unplug eash horn and ohm them out and i bet one will have a much lower resistance

hope this gives ya something to look for---(unles theres a penney in the cigarte lighter lol)
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Thanks for the advice...I'll try that.
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the horn
But I checked the fuse and sure enough it was blown.
I have a '93 Bonneville, ...
Mine doesn't work either.
Where is the fuse for the horn?
I don't see it listed on my fuse panel cover.
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...reminds me of a video clip I once saw somewhere.

Some guy wired his friends car to blow the horn everytime he hit the brakes...you could get fancy with this and wire in a cheap timer to allow this to happen after about 5 minutes of driving. hehehe...
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