Why did my horn stop working?

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Why did my horn stop working?

Postby Yoshi » Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:22 pm

I hit the button. I can hear a click or something on the driver's side horn. That's it. wtf? Tried manually doing the horn through wires. No go. WTF?!
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby M20_fever » Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:20 am

The disc style horn on my motorcycle did that, just replaced it. Did you test the horn trigger wires with a DMM?
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby Yoshi » Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:45 pm

Left my multimeter in the car and rain dripped on it till it died :(

Got a new one. Gonna test it out today.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby 87e30 » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:25 pm

They're free at Harbor Freight.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby M20_fever » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:52 pm

what are free, DMM?
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby 87e30 » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:14 pm

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1350024/

7 Function Digital Multimeter Free @ Harbor Freight Tools no purchase needed with coupon code 85784039 Note: can not use coupon online
If you do not have the coupon they have them in store too.

Also 20% off one item & can be used online but can not be combined with other coupons.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby Yoshi » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:43 pm

Already bought a new one. both horns get voltage but don't honk. Boo.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby M20_fever » Tue Apr 08, 2014 2:21 am

Meh, horns are cheap. Surprised you don't have a few laying around, you seem to have tons of parts.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby Yoshi » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:00 am

I figured horns never died so I never kept them. With all the stuff I'm missing, I'd almost like to pick up another parts car and just use that.

Inner Yoshi: No. Bad yoshi.

Yoshi: But I had this really cool idea for a combo tool box (made out of the trunk) slash chill center by leaving in the rear seats and speaker deck.

Inner Yoshi: Hmm...

Yoshi: I know right?
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby 87e30 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:06 pm

Yoshi wrote:Yoshi: But I had this really cool idea for a combo tool box (made out of the trunk) slash chill center by leaving in the rear seats and speaker deck.


That sounds pretty cool. Make sure you put a detachable tow bar so you can use it as a trailer too.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby M20_fever » Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:11 pm

I like where this is heading.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby Yoshi » Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:25 pm

I'd love to do this... but I have a slanted driveway and no garage. So letting it sit in the rain isn't a good idea.

I'll def do this when I get a garage.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby M20_fever » Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:57 pm

Make it a grill/smoker instead.
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby 87e30 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:05 pm

+1
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Re: Why did my horn stop working?

Postby Yoshi » Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:57 pm

That's what I want to do with the front clip.
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