About Horn Relay Replacement
What does the horn relay do? The horn relay is the series of signals sent when the horn switch is activated. First, you press the button on your steering wheel, that opens a higher power circuit that allows your horn to sound, when you release the horn switch, a different. Lower power circuit opens, dropping the power level of the relay and stopping the sound. , How do you know you need your horn relay replaced? Your horn does not sound when the switch is activated When you press the horn switch, you only hear a click Your horn only works intermittently How is the horn relay replaced by a mobile mechanic? The vehicle battery is disconnected The relay position is located and removed A new horn relay and wiring are installed The battery is reconnected and the system is checked for functionality How important is having your horn switch replaced? In order for your car to be driven legally you are required to have a working horn. This is to ensure that you can warn other cars on the road of potential dangers and to help you avoid an accident. Not having a working horn not only puts your safety at risk, but also puts you at risk of receiving a ticket. If you notice your horn is not working correctly, get it repaired right away.