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Toyota Corolla DX how to repair the horn button on a 92 corolla

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how to repair the horn button on a 92 corolla -- horn works but have to press very hard to sound the horn -- how can I fix that?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Eric replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

here are directions to replace the horn pad, which is what is faulty and in need of replacement:

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.



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Fig. Fig. 1: From behind the steering wheel, remove the horn pad retaining screws

  1. Loosen the trim pad retaining screws from the back side of the steering wheel.



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Fig. Fig. 2: Use a Torx® bit to loosen the screws until the groove along the screws circumference is on the screw case



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Fig. Fig. 3: With two hands pull the horn pad off the front of the steering wheel

  1. Lift the trim pad and horn button assembly straight off the wheel. Be careful not to pull on the SRS wire if equipped.

If equipped with SRS, place the air bag pad with the upper surface facing up. Refer to the illustration.

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Fig. Fig. 4: On air bag models, always place the horn pad in this position when storing it



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Fig. Fig. 5: Disconnect the horn wiring from the back of the pad

Install new pad in reverse order

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