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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by tacoma, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. tacoma

    tacoma 1/2 ton status

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    ... does anyone have the easy fix for a horn apparently shorting out and killing the interior lights/radio???
     
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    dleroy43 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    replace horn with finger
     
  3. tacoma

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    hahah I like your thinking, but.....

    .... how about something that will fix the radio and interior lights?

    hahahah nice answer, you'll do.
     
  4. roadnotca

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    dleroy43 must not have a working horn.:haha:
    You'll have to pull the horn button/cover to investigate. The screws for the contact ring, have plastic insulators that get brittle with age. They might be falling apart.
     
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    Yes, the easy fix is to change your cigarette lighter. Sounds dumb? Bet ya $10 dollars in Utah beer this will fix it.


    Tom
     
  6. tacoma

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    so that's like... $3 in regular beer? I'll take that bet! LOL


    THanks guys, I'll have to take a look. I suspect the insulators personally... everything went when I hit the horn. We'll see!
     
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    Don't discount the cigarette lighter. I wasn't joking. Everything in the dash is grounded together in a funny manner. I had a similar problem and it was a bad lighter. I almost guarantee it is the lighter.
     
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    I had something similar when I bought my truck. A hard top bolt had grounded out my interior light and screwed all kinds of stuff up.
     

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