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Old 8th February 2013, 15:17   #16
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Thanks to @Automaton I was able to get it repaired at the shop mentioned below for Rs.200 (for two horns which he said were 'original' and of good quality - the brand said MICA or MICRA).
Hi Ketan,

Where exactly on Shankarsheth road is this horn repair shop[s]?

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Old 8th February 2013, 15:21   #17
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My Skoda Octavia's dual horn had reduced to a feeble single meek peep just a few weeks ago.

Thanks to @Automaton I was able to get it repaired at the shop mentioned below for Rs.200 (for two horns which he said were 'original' and of good quality - the brand said MICA or MICRA).


I visited Team-BHP after a blue moon and this was listed right at the top in the "hot threads" - god bless Team-BHP!!

Glad that is sorted. Always happy whenever someone makes the Part Replacer (a.k.a. Service Engineer) at the dealership redundant.
Horn OK


After Swargate, on SS Road, look for the first crossroad. Its a small shop on the right hand side with horns hanging outside. Just before the Tyre dealer/garage.
Or if you are coming from the other side, Handloom House, then, its ahead of the Petrol Pump, and the tyre dealer, on the left.

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Today I was waiting in line at a petrol pump where a lady driving with an L sign was about to bang my car so I honked for about 10 secs at a stretch.

Now after this happened I pressed the horn pad and to my horror the horn wasn't sounding at all !

I tried for sometime but I couldn't get any sound.

Now how do I find out whether the problem is with the horn or the horn pad?

I have a Seger VW type horn which I'm using since june '12.
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possiblity of a stuck relay as well. Check if there is a faint ticking sound coming from the fusebox when you press the horn pad. if not, busted relay. Chances of the horn pad dying are less
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I honked for about 10 secs at a stretch.

Now after this happened I pressed the horn pad and to my horror the horn wasn't sounding at all !

I tried for sometime but I couldn't get any sound.

Now how do I find out whether the problem is with the horn or the horn pad?
Had a similar problem with my Zen. Finally found that the relay was touching the body and would get stuck. Bent the bracket -since then no problem.
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possiblity of a stuck relay as well. Check if there is a faint ticking sound coming from the fusebox when you press the horn pad. if not, busted relay. Chances of the horn pad dying are less
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Had a similar problem with my Zen. Finally found that the relay was touching the body and would get stuck. Bent the bracket -since then no problem.
Thanks guys. I got it checked today morning and it was a blown fuse.
Changed the fuse and now the horn is working fine
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