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v4adminPosted - 11 Aug 2019 : 17:25:48
Hi all

long standing issue with my horn not working, I have traced it to the steering column shaft not being earthed so hence when hitting the horn button the earth cant be passed back and hence no horn. If I use a piece of wire connected to earth and touch it on the shaft the horn then works as it should. Weird!

Any words of advice from anyone on this?
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v4adminPosted - 16 Aug 2019 : 14:55:13
doubt it really, probably easier going the other way I think
chris steedenPosted - 16 Aug 2019 : 14:31:20
Any chance of threading another wire down the spindle shaft and out of the bottom for the earth and then leave a bit of play wrapped around for steering wheel turning just like the horn earth feed?
v4adminPosted - 16 Aug 2019 : 09:33:13
Had a bit of time to have a good look and the shaft looses the earth after the fibre coupling at the bottom of the shaft near the pedals. I guess the rivets that go through have corroded hence the issue. Best alternative I can see is to somehow attach a wire that links across this coupling - heath robinson here I come!
v4adminPosted - 13 Aug 2019 : 07:16:20
I think this is what I need to do as well to get earth to the top of the column
ianhPosted - 12 Aug 2019 : 20:26:57
I bodged my earth by clamping a wire on the steering column above and below the fibre connector. I will check out the multi-plug tomorrow.
v4adminPosted - 12 Aug 2019 : 19:14:23
thanks woody, will check this out
WoodyPosted - 12 Aug 2019 : 17:31:47
The earth wire for the horn goes through the multi-plug at the back of the column. I have had this connection fail in the past.

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