Horn is always sounding.

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BarretHC1
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Horn is always sounding.

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Hey guys, first time poster. What a wonderful resource! My car had the horn button under the dash. At some point the previous owner moved it there. I am just wrapping up re-wiring my baby bird and so in order to make things right, I took the switch under the dash out. However, when I go to reinstall my horn ring, the horn sounds. Without pushing on it, just re-insyalling the ring. I was thinking maybe I am missing a part... Any other ideas? Anybody have a blown up assembly diagram of the horn for a '56? Thank you all!

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The electrical assembly manual should have a diagram of the horn wiring.

When installing the horn ring, it will usually blow the horn as you have to press down in the center of the ring providing the ground (same when removing the ring). After it is installed, it should not blow the horn. I assume you have the spring that goes under the center of the horn ring? That ring pushes the horn ring up so no ground is made which prevents the horn from blowing

You should disconnect the battery when installing or removing the horn ring
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