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Old 03-15-2006, 07:05 AM
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W114 horn question

Hi all,
might be a stupid q, but what the hey...
on my car i have the old type steering wheel with chrome horn ring.
i was wondering if the horn is only actuated by pressing the lower
half of the ring, or should it work no matter where you press?
i only noticed this when i went to toot at a friend, pressed the top half,
and got no sound. i thought it might be a dodgy contact or something,
but it works fine when i press the lower half of the ring.

cheers, and Happy St Patricks day, in advance


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Old 03-15-2006, 09:24 AM
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My '73 220D was the same way. The center cap was simply a cap. I'm pretty sure there was a top or upper ring but it was solid and didn't activate the horn.
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Old 03-17-2006, 10:06 AM
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mine works the same on my 115
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Old 03-17-2006, 03:09 PM
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pressing anywhere on the ring should make them honk.. i need new horns..
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Old 03-17-2006, 04:43 PM
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Only pressing on the bottom half works on my 108. I think nearly all of these have the same design, so I think this applies across the board.
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Old 03-17-2006, 06:33 PM
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mine work the best when pressed at the bottom but they do work when i press on top.
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Old 03-20-2006, 10:56 AM
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Thanks for the replies guys.

To be honest i have no problem at all pressing the
bottom half to get a horn . .

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