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Old 05-27-2018, 03:47 PM   #1
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Horn honks when I turn the steering wheel

Recently the horn has been behaving very strangely. For the first minute or two when I turn on the car anytime I put my hand on the middle of the steering wheel or try to turn it the horn will honk. I have to wait a few minutes every time I turn the car on before I can start driving otherwise people are gonna think I'm crazy going around honking at everyone.
What's even weirder is that I noticed this only happens on hot days when the car has been sitting in the sun for a while. This never happens when I leave the car in the shade or when it's not hot and sunny.

Any idea what could be causing this? also, how do I go about disabling the horn in the meanwhile?


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Old 05-27-2018, 05:50 PM   #2
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Remove the airbag from the wheel, turn the wheel offset to get to the two bolts that hold it on, you'll find the horn button...When reinstalling the a/b, don't over tighten the two bolts, slightly snug is all you need.
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