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I installed an original chev sport steering wheel. I can not get the horn from continued sounding off or way too sensitive. Sounds off even before installing horn cap to finish install. What am I doing wrong? Is the horn contact pin too long or too short? What am I missing? Thanks
Is it this wheel sir? If it is, I'd like to know what you come up with. I bought what I thought was the correct one for mine and I get nothing from it. I would also like to know what direction the thin metal piece goes. Curve up, or down.
To answer your question Jeff...the curve goes up. I went thru this myself as the horn doesn't work on my car, either. My horns are good...as is the relay. Figure it must be wire inside the strg column as I can't even short it at the metal plate to make it work. Anyway, this photo was taken after I removed the parts from a junker and kept them in proper position for reference. BTW...nice shifter 'ya got there...lol!
I went through this also, but not remembering exactly what I did. I had to make my own pin and if it is too long or too short it doesn’t work. I had ordered the little adapter kit which didn’t work right out of the box due to the pin.
Thank-you all for your help. In the end the belleville spring (thin metal piece) curved side up but I had to bend it more to create a greater curve. It stopped the rattle and now horn button works as it should. Looks good works great