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Old 01-13-2008, 07:26 PM
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Help with Wiring a Dixie Horn

I need help wiring a dixie horn with a push button so can keep my exsisting horn.
I installed a 30 amp inline fuse.
the horn works great wired direct to the battery.
but i have no power from the relay to the horn button.

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Does your relay have 4 or 5 male prongs.
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It has 4. 30 87 85 86
I have 30 to the inline fuse
85 ground
and 87 to the horn push button and compressor
and last from the top of the compressor to the other terminal of the horn button.
I don't have 86 hooked up to anything because i want to keep my exsting horn
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Do you have your factory horn button hooked to both horns? They will blow at the same time. If you want to keep your factory horn you should have another horn button for your Dixie horn. Your Dixie horn should be well mounted and grounded.Hook the hot wire from the compressor to 87. From the battery with an inline fuse hook a wire to 30. Hook a ground wire to 85.Hook a wire on 86 and run it to one side of your new horn switch.Hook the other side of the new horn switch to a hot wire.Blow your horn. If you don't use all 4 hookups on the relay it is useless.
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Thanks for the help...I'll give it a try...
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The horn works great now.
Thanks again,
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You are welcome Dale. I don't know everything but i am good at 12volt electric. I worked as a Johnson outboard mechanic for 20 years and had my own electrical supply company for 12 years.
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