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Very sensitive Horn

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Hi Boxster Owners,

My 1998 Boxster's horn became too sensitive recently. It will activate the Horn when the car stops with little harder than normal soft stop. After careful analysis, it seems that left side of the horn pad (air bag housing) on the steering wheel is so much more sensitive than the right side of the horn pad.

I wanted to know if there is a way to remove the horn pad from the steering wheel without disturbing the air bag system. I need to figure out why the left side of the horn pad is more sensitive than the right side of the pad.

I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with the simple procedure of removing the horn pad (air bag housing) from the steering wheel (4 spokes version).

Thanks in advance,


San Jose, CA

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  • 4 weeks later...

Tool pants,

Thanks for directing me to the solution. For now, I wedged in folded business card in between the horn pad and the steering wheel spoke to keep them separate. But, if I push the horn pad hard enough, it will activate the horn. I am planning to make a good fix when I have chance later.

You help was appreciated,

Taka S.

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