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Old 10-25-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
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horn not working

so went to lock my car today and horn doesnt work. alarm doesnt sound when you push the button as well as you push the horn on the steering wheel it doesnt sound. went to ford and the service tech said its a common problem with the new fords...

anyone else have this problem?


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Old 10-25-2013, 05:36 PM   #2
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Honestly, I use my horn about once a year. It might not be working and I'd never know. haha

That said, I don't recall seeing any issues like that on these forums.

EDIT: I guess it honks occasionally when I double-lock it. So it is working!
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Old 10-25-2013, 05:43 PM   #3
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2013 not this issue so far.... My horn beeps when I set the alarm on.
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Old 10-26-2013, 12:47 AM   #4
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so went to lock my car today and horn doesnt work. alarm doesnt sound when you push the button as well as you push the horn on the steering wheel it doesnt sound. went to ford and the service tech said its a common problem with the new fords...

anyone else have this problem?
Yes I do, it's happened twice now. First time was a week, second was a day.
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Old 10-26-2013, 12:48 AM   #5
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Edit: no I don't want ford service
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Old 10-26-2013, 10:53 AM   #6
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I had it happen once. Lasted a week or so and then came back. Hasn't been a problem since, but I was annoyed and I keep wondering if it will come back.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:57 PM   #7
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Past 2 weeks have had no horn or alarm. Took it to ford today and it is cause by a relay shorting out or something along those lines. Technician said he's seen multiple focus and escapes and other vehicles with the same issue. Said it should be a recall or tsb for it
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You jinxed me. I guess we'll see if it works tomorrow..?
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Haha glad I'm not the only one with this intermittent problem.

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If your horn isn't working you may have to use your finger. Ha Ha Ha
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