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Acura TL: horn blows when i hit bumps on road

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My Acura's horn blows when I hit bumps on road. Also, when I pull on lower sterring wheel, the horn blows. 
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Acura
Expert:  acuragold74 replied 2 years ago.
OK this is most likely caused by a faulty horn contact .Are there any added electronics added to the vehicle or was the vehicle in an accident?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Cruise control button was changed in September, 2011. That is only work done on sterring wheel column. Never in an accident.
Expert:  acuragold74 replied 2 years ago.
Ok the problem is the contact for the horn is grounding out and the airbag will need to be removed to fix this issue . There's a older bulletin for a similar issue I can post of you want to repair this yourself .
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks....but I have an appointment with dealership tomorrow. I figured the problem would require working around the airbag. It was a stretch, but I was hoping for a simple fix.

Expert:  acuragold74 replied 2 years ago.
No problem wish it was an easy fix. Hoped this helped. Bonuses greatly appreciated.Please click excellent service so I get credit for my help thanks . Anything lower is negative feedback and no compensation.
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