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Old 07-29-2013, 11:14 PM
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Today while waiting for my wife to come out of work the horn on my Ram started to blow all by itself . I was sitting in the truck with it running .

Has anyone had this happen to them?

Took it to the dealer and they hooked it up to the computer and they said the horn switch or possible wiring problem in the steering wheel but they had no time to look at it so they just pulled the fuses till Wednesday.
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Must be a horny truck, ok but seriously have not heard of anything like that in our rams
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i was expecting tis to an old joke, "horn blows, how about the......."
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anything is possible... if the horn just started blowing all by itself it sounds like some sort of short...

the most likely culprits are either in the switch or at the unit itself.

This could be an excellent excuse to upgrade to that louder more bad ass horn that you never realized that you wanted


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Definitely something wrong with the switch or the wiring. My guess is that the wire got pinched somehow which would ground it out and make the horn go off. Should be fairly easy to find once they pull the steering wheel/column apart.
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