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Old 09-04-2011, 03:45 PM
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so i washed my truck the other day and ever since when i lock the truck or use the remote starter the horn sounds really weak and is driving me insane. any ideas what could of happened?? thanks
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Horn probably has water in it. I'd grab a can of compressed air and spray it into the horn opening. Should be back in business then. The muffled sound coming from a horn is a common problem after getting them wet.
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your Ram has 2 horns
one is the horn that blasts when you hit the center of the steering wheel
the other horn is blown when you use your remote to lock the Ram & when you start it remotely. I believe it also blows some if the alarm is about to go off.
Maybe you have a bad connection at the horn
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Same thing happened to me, dodge ended up having to replace the relay and the horn. But at least it was on warranty...just dont tell them you washed it :P
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thanks guys i'll try the compressed air and if not i'll see if the relay is bad
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Same thing happened to me after a visit to the car wash. As I was about to call the dealer to have the horn replaced, it started working again (I had to get on the horn during rush hour traffic that day).
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so ended up stoping by the dealer today and they told me it wasn't the first time that they have seen this, so thankfully they where able to get me in and about 20 mins. later the horn was fixed. had to replace the horns, good thing for warranties.
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so ended up stoping by the dealer today and they told me it wasn't the first time that they have seen this, so thankfully they where able to get me in and about 20 mins. later the horn was fixed. had to replace the horns, good thing for warranties.
good to hear ya got it fixed, since then when i go though a auto car wash i shut the engine off and i havent had the problem since...
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I had the same problem. It cured itself after a couple of months....
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