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I found an old junk horn in my junk that works and was wondering if the horn wires were accessible without taking the front end apart.

I was going to just splice into the horn harness.

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Not really, they are below where the front end slopes forward.
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No not really, they are below were the frond end slopes down.......am I correct the wires are underneath about where the windshield slopes down. So, I have to get underneath and drop the lower pan for access to the horn?
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More like underneath the headlight assembly, behind the radiator support area
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on pass or driver side
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drivers side. If you have the front clip off anyhow, mount a horn on either side of the radiator and run a wire between them.
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drivers side. If you have the front clip off anyhow, mount a horn on either side of the radiator and run a wire between them.
Did that on my 2013 but used a set of hi/lo Fiamm horns purchased at auto parts store. Much better and louder sound. Did it w/o removing front clip. Wasn’t easy on passenger side but there was a hole for a bolt to anchor the horn bracket. Have a set for my 2016 but haven’t gotten around to installing them.
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If you have average size hands you can remove the service flap and reach the wires from above and unclip them from the horn. But, it's very awkward and reinstallation is even worse. BTW, you should expect to get pretty scratched up in the process. It was bad enough so that I went through the wheel well the next time I replaced the horn.
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If you have average size hands you can remove the service flap and reach the wires from above and unclip them from the horn. But, it's very awkward and reinstallation is even worse. BTW, you should expect to get pretty scratched up in the process. It was bad enough so that I went through the wheel well the next time I replaced the horn.
Yep, had some injuries too. Lol Drivers side is doable from top or bottom but passenger side on the 451 is tough to add horn.
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Did that on my 2013 but used a set of hi/lo Fiamm horns purchased at auto parts store. Much better and louder sound. Did it w/o removing front clip. Wasn’t easy on passenger side but there was a hole for a bolt to anchor the horn bracket. Have a set for my 2016 but haven’t gotten around to installing them.
Much easier to remove the front clip, especially for running wires. After removing the front clip once or twice, it gets much easier...
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