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Old 07-30-2006
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Stock horn problem

The money pit strikes again!

I recently discovered that my horn sounds wierd, but i remember reading something awhile back about the 01-03's have two horns instead of one. Could it be a horn went out? We have had A TON of rain and it do happen to go out during a flash flood. The sound is now like a honda (Sounds weak). Do i need a replacement? Should I take a look at them? I dont even know where they would be located.
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this happenned to my truck, i'm pretty sure one of the horns went out. you could barely notice it from another car. it sounded kinda raspy. I'm not sure but i think we took it to the ford dealer. Its super loud now, louder than most horns i hear. your probably right, i bet one of the horns went out.

i THINK theyre located somewhere behind the grill, not sure ill go look and see if i can find it
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If someone had a picture of them. That would make life easy for me. It sounds like the driver side horn is out.
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I'd be willing to bet money that a horn went out. it happened to me right after I bought my truck.
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yes, the 01-03s (atleast) have a dual horn set up. If one of the horns goes out it will sound messed up or very high pitched. Unless you are under regular warranty ford will want to charge you $120 for a new one (the extended warranty wont cover it). My advice is to just goto a auto parts store and buy one from there.. much much cheaper
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or get one from a juck yard OR replace them both with a new set of FIAMM Air Horns, THEN you will certainly be heard.
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my truck only came with one horn, but I replaced with with a Flamm horn from oreillys and its pretty loud for a direct replacement..
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thanks for all the help guys. i will check out the FLAMM horns and maybe junk yard. im going to take pictures of the horn does anyone know a how to install?
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I was checking out my horns the other day. I don't have the stock bumper and such but I think it'd make life alot easier to remove the grille shell. There should just be a pos+ and neg- to hook up. Not too complicated.
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yeah maybe mine is FLAMM, its so dang loud for a stock horn.
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If I remember right they're two horns in one assembly located on the passengers side header panel between the grill and right headlight. You'll need to remove the grill, filler panel, and the rad. duct. Then remove the one bolt in the center of the horns and pull wiring connector. Pull the horn out towards the drivers side. Its a little bit of a PITA, as there not much room to work.
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O fun... that made my day so much harder.
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