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Old 01-25-2020, 02:32 PM   #1
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I just installed a new horn / light switch rod in my steering column. Lights - parking, low beam, and high beam are A oK. l donít have any current to the horn. Iím not sure what to look for.
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Old 01-25-2020, 02:45 PM   #2
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The power goes from the cutout straight to the horn, the ground goes
from the horn button through the light switch to the horn.


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Old 01-26-2020, 11:17 AM   #3
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As Bob said, take a voltmeter check your wires at the horn you should have a hot to ground on the engine and then if you Push the horn button you should have a ground on the other wire
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Old 01-30-2020, 09:03 PM   #4
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Searching the circuits out and refusing to the proper wiring diagram l did locate the problem.
Someone cut off the pos. wire and tucked it back into the sheathing feeding the horn. Now I need to rebuild the existing horn.
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Old 01-30-2020, 11:40 PM   #5
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Now your enjoying your car and having fun. Nothing like finding and fixing an electrical problem
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Old 01-31-2020, 12:39 AM   #6
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It is GOOD that you are fixing the horn. That is the best part of a Model A.


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It is GOOD that you are fixing the horn. That is the best part of a Model A.


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Agree ! Have to give a double AHOOGA to all the strangers that wave.
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Old 02-01-2020, 11:15 PM   #8
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Agree ! Have to give a double AHOOGA to all the strangers that wave.
I agree with tha but it's a pity they aren't as loud as other similar horns on other cars. There is quite a difference between the Model A horn and the ones on Chrysler cars for example.
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Old 02-02-2020, 10:49 PM   #9
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Oh so true. My '25 dodge brothers has a Northeast Co. Aooogah horn and out does my '31 Ford Spartan.
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