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    Thread: VW MKIV(golf 4) Horn not working

    1. 02-24-2011 06:50 AM #1
      Hi!I've got a vw golf 4 2001 model and my horn is not working ,i checked the fusebox and tested the horn itself but there is nothing wrong.ANYONE PLEASE HELP.

    2. 03-27-2011 12:57 PM #2
      I need help too

      Anyone got a link to the horn install or diagram?

      I was told the horn and alarm are different.

      There are two horns located under the driver side headlight.

      Are these both the drive horns?

    3. 03-27-2011 01:03 PM #3
      The alarm horn is under the cowl below the window on the driver's side.

      Can you hear the relay "click" when you push on the alarm button?

    4. 03-27-2011 01:04 PM #4
      Yes faintly.

    5. 03-27-2011 01:05 PM #5
      Actually the alarm works fine.

      I can hear the click when I push the horn.

    6. 03-27-2011 01:10 PM #6
      I assume that you've checked the fuse? Next I'd check to see if you're getting power to the horns.

    7. 03-27-2011 01:27 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by GTINC View Post
      If both the high and low tone horns work with direct power and the fuse position 40 (20 amp) is fine, and relay position 1 (#53) is fine, then the issue may be in the steering wheel contacts.

      Luckily, the horn is never required to drive the car.

      Yes, but it is required to get and inspection sticker.

      But if can hear the relay click doesn't that mean it's getting power?

      The horn actually works 1/100th of the time but not loudly.

      I was going to measure the voltage @ the horns and see if there is any juice getting there.

      I hope it isn't behind the airbag. There's a great video for removing a 3 spoke steering wheel but not a 4.

    8. 03-27-2011 01:49 PM #8
      If you can hear the relay "clicking" then I don't know how the problem could be in the steering wheel. I suspect that the horns are just bad.

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      03-27-2011 01:54 PM #9
      One of my horns came loose so I took it out completely and the one horn works fine for everything it's just more high pitched
      Quote Originally Posted by dubinsincuwereindiapers View Post
      "Upgrading" to smaller wheels is like "upgrading" to a smaller penis..

    10. 03-27-2011 02:19 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by dennisgli View Post
      If you can hear the relay "clicking" then I don't know how the problem could be in the steering wheel. I suspect that the horns are just bad.
      There's voltage going to both horns. Guess they both went @ once.

      Thanks for the help...

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      03-27-2011 02:23 PM #11
      i think almost everyone has this problem, i have a 06 and my horn went out

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