A horn that no longer functions could easily become unsafe and must be fixed as soon as possible. You should certainly always, on your Ford Fusion, be able to report your presence thanks to this essential tool. It may simply be damaged and have a unusual sound on your Ford Fusion, but at any rate it is a problem that you must stop. The aim of this article is to go along with you step by step in this action because you will come to the conclusion that you can do it yourself without going to the garage for your Ford Fusion.
First, start by analysing where the failure came from. Based on this you will know what repairs to do.
We will lead you step by step through the different tests:

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Try honking the horn with the cover open. If you hear a sound, but much weaker than usual, it means that some tubes are damaged but some still work. actually, on your Ford Fusion there are several trumpets that carry sound.
Step two, try to track down the horn. You will find it nearby the radiator at the front of your car, near the grille. The grille is the small grille at the front of vehicles that makes it possible for air to enter while protecting the parts of your Ford Fusion.

Horn cables unplugged on my Ford Fusion

Once the horn is identified, we will attempt to disconnect and reconnect the connecting wires in order to perform a new test. To do this, take the two connected wires, pull them out by their ends towards you. There should also be a horn fixing bolt that you need to unscrew. Then clean it all up with a brush or something, then reconnect it all. Try honking your horn again. Does it work?
You have found the solution for your Ford Fusion! If nothing changes, let’s go a little further in the tests and explanations.
You are confronted with several solutions at this stage.

Faulty horn horn on my Ford Fusion

You may well buy another tube to replace the damaged ones if you have been able to identify them on your Ford Fusion thanks to the noise.

Fuse blown

you should also check the fuses. To find this fuse box, we invite you to look at our previous article on the subject:
“Where to find the fuse box on a Ford Fusion”
You should also take a look in your vehicle owner’s manual for the fuse references of the horn fuse that you must determine precisely.
Once the fuse is identified, you can remove it using a pair of pliers. To find out if it is burned, look at the metal part. If this one is blown, your fuse has blown on your Ford Fusion. It must as a consequence be replaced. If it looks new, it should not be questioned.
You can get this fuse in any car shop or garage. Test the horn again after the fuse has been replaced. Is your horn working again? Congratulations! If this still doesn’t work for your Ford Fusion, examine your dashboard and especially your airbag indicator light. If this one is on, there may be a link. Actually, it can have an impact on the rotating switch, a part that acts as a relay between the steering wheel and the horn. However, for an airbag indicator problem on your Ford Fusion, it’s a good idea to go to a professional as it is more complicated to manage alone.

Conclusion

Here are the different causes that could have an impact on your Ford Fusion’s horn. Trumpets, fuses, rotating switch, airbag. Precisely determining the fault will help you to solve it. Be vigilant to replace the fuse with an identical fuse of the same intensity.

If you wish more tutorials on the Ford Fusion, go to our Ford Fusion category.