1998 Cavalier Beeps on left turns?

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Old 09-09-07, 09:52 PM
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1998 Cavalier Beeps on left turns?

Hi, thanx in advance for helping me look into this weird and wacky event. Whenever I turn left, my horn beeps. It also happens when I pull the steering wheel towards me slightly towards the bottom of the steering wheel itself.
Normally, horn works fine.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanx in advance
Tim
 
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Old 09-09-07, 11:25 PM
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You have some kind of short with in the steering wheel. Most likely you will have to pull the steering wheel to find the short.
 
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Old 09-10-07, 10:34 AM
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Horn Beeps on left turns with 1998 Cavalier

Ok, thanx. Maybe I better leave this one to a professional<G> Thanx for the speedy reply

Tim
 
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Originally Posted by Get RRR Done View Post
You have some kind of short with in the steering wheel. Most likely you will have to pull the steering wheel to find the short.

That was not much help.

More specifically, it's your clockspring most likely.
 
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Timmer43, you have the smart idea, especially if you have a driver's air bag. You don't want that to blow and a pro can do the job safely.
 
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1998 cavalier horn blows on left turns

Thanx Hot..but what is a clockspring?? lol
And the airbag is what I was worried about. Why can't they just build cars the way they used to..big and sturdy..that way, they won't need air bags, etc.. to protect us in these little tin machines lol
Thanx guys.
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Old 09-10-07, 07:34 PM
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The clock spring is a device/wireset that keeps the steering wheel controls and airbag wiring from being tangled when turning the wheel.

If you do want to take a looksy, just remove one of the batteyr cables. You won't deploy the airbag working in there. It takes specific events to happen in order for it to deploy.
 
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Old 09-11-07, 06:49 AM
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1998 cavalier horn blows on left turns

Mm..really? Who knows..i might get brave and try it then. Maybe I"ll find something and save myself a bit of cash
Thanx again
Tim
 
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