how do i repair horn on 2004 silverado

Asked by Jul 29, 2013 at 08:24 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Long Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

horn stopped working. It will work when using key fob to lock it up.

3 Answers

6,725

Did you do anything with the steering column or steering wheel lately ? sounds like your not getting electrical current from the steering wheel switch to activate the horn. The horn relay works because it honks when you use the fob to lock the truck.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
90

Check all fuses connected with the horn. Then the wiring from the fuse box to the bottom of the steering column. If that doesn't proof to be the case. The horn sound is most likely steaming from the alarm system. The sound might be generated by alarm using power from the battery to power the trucks horn, kind of interfacing short-cut used by dealers. Try disabling the alarm system. After disabling the alarm try locking the truck, if no sound is generated, Then your only other option check the horn. This not ease for any 1st timer. If you attempt to proceed my best advise to at least use a good manual one that explaines step-by-step procedure removing and replacing the horn. This is a little more complicated if you also have a tilt steering wheel. This can accomplished by having the needed tools such as a steering wheel puller and snap-ring pliers and also maybe having the truck non-opt for a day or so. GOOD LUCK!

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
10

Forget all that crap! It's In the wheel and most likely the horn ring. A relay won't prevent the horn working only in one spot. It works or it doesn't. There is also a part on back of the bag area underneath that can do it also. Pull the steering wheel and clean or replace those contacts! The parts are cheap to replace if you are capable of doing to yourself. Don't remove the airbag u less you know how it could kill you and has happened!

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • where is horn located 1 answer

    horn quit working where is it located at under the hood

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • where is horn located 1 answer

    horn quit working where is it located at under the hood

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Long Bed 2WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Chevy Silverado dies when I take my foot off the gas 3 answers

    Question You Brian 43 seconds ago 2004 Chevy Silverado dies when foot is off of gas 1 AnswerMaintenance & Repair 2004 Chevrolet Aveo Hello, my name is Brian Sisk. I need help because I'm having tr...

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Engine Shutting off after about 10-20 seconds on 2004 Silverado 1500 56 answers

    Can anyone shed some light on this problem. After driving my 04' Silverado 1500 all day without any problems, after the truck sat in the driveway for a couple of hours, the truck started right up, but...

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Silverado box 1 answer

    Is a 2004 Silverado long box the same as a 2003 Silverado long box

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Long Bed 2WD

    -

    General

Silverado 1500

Looking for a Used Silverado 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 155,168 nationwide Silverado 1500 listings starting at $1,395.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 1,830
#2 Silverado_owner_2006
Silverado_owner_2006
Reputation 1,560
#3 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 1,550
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
941 Great Deals out of 62,271 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford F-150
2,702 Great Deals out of 211,804 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 1500
530 Great Deals out of 12,828 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
328 Great Deals out of 25,711 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tundra
588 Great Deals out of 30,722 listings starting at $2,637
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
778 Great Deals out of 28,448 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
620 Great Deals out of 35,105 listings starting at $2,155
Used Chevrolet Colorado
264 Great Deals out of 19,414 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
397 Great Deals out of 45,060 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
18 Great Deals out of 297 listings starting at $3,950
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
10 Great Deals out of 317 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Mustang
364 Great Deals out of 44,400 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Avalanche
229 Great Deals out of 5,743 listings starting at $2,200

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 95,466 listings starting at $16,928
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
249 Great Deals out of 8,006 listings starting at $16,375
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
240 Great Deals out of 7,129 listings starting at $15,977
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
402 Great Deals out of 10,942 listings starting at $6,990
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
226 Great Deals out of 5,931 listings starting at $8,495