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2011 tundra, horn works in turned positions, but not when

Customer Question

2011 tundra, horn works in turned positions, but not when straight. Do I need to replace spiral cable?
JA: Are you fixing your Tundra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Relays, fuses, all other radio controls etc seem to work. Just not horn when wheel is straight.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?
Customer: WTF? Just worried about the horn. lots and lots of miles. Starts fine
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

Yes you will have to replace the spiral cable. Which involves removing the air bag module and steering wheel. Servicing the air bag is recommended to be done by a qualified professional due to safety reasons.

Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

Would you like the procedure for replacing the spiral cable?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No prob. I can handle the spiral replacement. Just wanted verification that was the issue. Thanks.
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

Please reply to this if you need more help and we can continue this conversation. If you are satisfied with my service, please rate at the top of the screen. Rating does not close out your question. Remember, sometimes it is difficult to completely diagnose your vehicle without being there, but I will try to give you the best answer I can. If I am not giving you 5 star service, please let me know what I missed.



Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Hello again Dan here,

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