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I think I've shorted out the horn set on my 2014 f250 ranch.

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Customer: I think I've shorted...
Customer: I think I've shorted out the horn set on my 2014 f250 king ranch. The fuse is fine.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Thats pretty much it. All other electric systems work. The issue started when back window left open during a thunderstorm and horn started going off. It stopped by itself and hasnt worked since
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Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 1 year ago
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Do you have a multimeter?

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Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 1 year ago

Do you have voltage on the fuse?

Do you have power and ground at one of the horns?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'll have to check later. If I have voltage and power and ground, what then?
Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 1 year ago

Replace the horn.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
If I dont have voltage and/or power and ground, then what?
Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 1 year ago

Which dont you have?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
lets assume power and ground. All other systems work fine and fuse is fine.
Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 1 year ago

If you got power and ground then you need a new horn. If youre missing one or the other you have to test that system.

Before we go down this theoretical road understand you will have to ask a new question if your theoretical answers dont match the actual situation. I only get paid once per question. I cant afford to do the same question 10 different ways for the one payment.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Got it - thanks
Ford Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 1 year ago

No problem. I will be standing by when you can get me some answers either way you choose to go.

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