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steering wheel horn

Postby patruccio » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:31 pm

I'm having issues with my horn, I recently bought a new steering wheel and horn ring.
The wheel fits perfect and looks great. The horn ring is a different cat, there is nothing under the
horn ring that has a metal surface to make contact with the brush assembly. I drop the brush assembly
in the hole and it seems to be way short for contact. I'm lost, any help would be appreciated.
Pat :help: I have a 68 Ford f250 2WD Camper/Special
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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby colnago » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:53 am

Can you post pics of what you have, showing the "innards" of the horn button, etc?

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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby bluef250 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:47 pm

A longer spring on bush assembly may be needed.

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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby 71Fe2O3 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:03 pm

There are two of the springy horn contacts, and you should be able to find a schematic on this site showing the internal anatomy of the steering column that will help you to get it together properly. As far as I know, the spring contacts come in only one size for these trucks.
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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby patruccio » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:42 am

Thanks for the reply's.
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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby patruccio » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:28 am

I found a longer spring for the brush assembly but there is no
metal on the retainer plate to make contact?

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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby 71Fe2O3 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:48 pm

Have you checked the schematic to see if you have all the parts?
Also, do you know that your column is the original?
A previous owner may have put one in from a newer model that may have some different parts.
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1971 F100 2WD long bed, 302 engine, on the road

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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby patruccio » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:10 pm

I have all the parts I purchased from LMC. I'm the 2nd owner and there
has been no alterations to the column.

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Re: steering wheel horn

Postby patruccio » Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:11 pm

:evil: I'd like to post some pictures but can't seem to resize them to email.


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