My horn just broke ... ???

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by kevinj, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. kevinj

    kevinj Been here awhile

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    Earlier today I honked several times to make some annoying cage go away, and suddenly the horn stopped working. The button isn't jammed or anything, it just won't produce any sound. Any idea what might be the problem? I'd feel much safer if I could get it to work again.

    Greetings from the road


    Kevin

    Ps this is a 2006 12gs, stock horn
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  2. El Gato

    El Gato Been here awhile

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    I was cut off by a truck yesterday on my commute in to work on my new GSA. I reached for the horn, and it made this wholly unsatisfying farty/whiny noise. I think the guy in the car next to me started laughing at how retarded a noise it was. I've heard some lame motorcycle horns in my life, but this takes the cake for horn weaksauce. I would not consider it any great loss if my horn died completely - in fact it would simply save me from another embarrassing moment.

    I have no idea why your horn doesn't work, though. Perhaps the little gerbil they've trapped inside it that makes that noise finally got tired.
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  3. 4wheeldog

    4wheeldog Long timer

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    It quit from overuse. If you are a good boy, and don't use it for six months or more, it might work again......At least until you try to use it more than 3 times in a month. Built in courtesy, and all that.
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  4. Jazz62

    Jazz62 Long timer

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    :rofl
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  5. kevinj

    kevinj Been here awhile

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    Well, in the end it was fixed the way most computer problems are fixed ... shutting down and restarting :). After my lunch break, it suddenly worked again.

    As for courtesy, you make a good point, of course ... It would be easier if these Americans learned how to drive ;-)
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  6. Short-Johnson

    Short-Johnson IBA# 34787

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    It would be easier if these Americans learned how to drive ;-)[/QUOTE]


    :huh !!!!
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  7. GotDrySocks?

    GotDrySocks? Llego lejos.

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    I gave up on learning to drive an bought a Stebel air horn for my GSA.
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  8. Uncle Crumpet

    Uncle Crumpet Been here awhile

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    Viagra?
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  9. Crush

    Crush Been here awhile

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    Horn broke? Use finger..............:rofl
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