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Old 07-31-2013, 09:14 PM   #1
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horn on roof '04 Pace Arrow

I have an 04 Fleetwood Pace Arrow that I bought used. It has a horn mounted on the roof but it does not make sound. If I press the horn button on the center of the steering wheel, a horn under the grill works. Any ideas how to trouble shoot?
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First of all, welcome to iRV2.

Since I do not have the same coach as you, yours may be different. But on mine, there is a switch on the dash that selects whether the air horn or the standard horn is used. Try looking to see if there is a switch that may control this. I normally leave mine in the regular position. The air horn is way to loud.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:28 PM   #3
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I have an 04 Fleetwood Pace Arrow that I bought used. It has a horn mounted on the roof but it does not make sound. If I press the horn button on the center of the steering wheel, a horn under the grill works. Any ideas how to trouble shoot?
Sometimes there is a selector switch ... have a look at all the rocker switches.
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On ours if I have the rocker switch on "Off" all I get is the underhood horn, when the switch is "On" I get both air horns AND the underhood horn. Sometimes have to wake up other drivers and it works.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:52 PM   #5
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Mine are electric, and also do not work. I took mine apart and found the horns packed full of all kinds of crap. There is a metal diaphragm in the back part of each horn that was completely rusty and covered with more crap.

They are really simple devices, and I imagine if I took the time to clean them I could get them working again. On my to-do list, but since I replaced the under-hood horns with some air horns, I'm not all that motivated.
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Most likely an electric horn on your roof and needs cleaning assuming power is to the horn.

I.m sure my roof horn does not work.

I found some Hadley 5 inch electric under hood horns and replaced my under hood horns with them. They give a nice loud respectable honk. This made my roof horn irrelevant.

One day I too will clean my roof horn.
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On my Hadley Horns, I found the Air Compressor would not work, Removed it and hooked the Horns to the Air Brake/Suspension Air Tank. Then I found the Reservoir tank for the Air Horns leaking. Removed tank and hooked the Horns solenoid directly to the main air tanks. I then found the solenoid would work. Replaced Solenoid and the Horns now work. If your coach is gas, you will have to get the compressor working and go from there.
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OK thanks for the advise. I will try out your ideas!
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