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Yesterday when I took my car o

Yesterday when I took my car out I noticed that the horn was not working. When I got home I opened the front bonnet and put some 3-1 oil into the black air intake tube for the horn. After holding the horn button for a good 5-10 seconds the horn started to work, but did not sound 100%. Today I went to use the horn and no sound was produced. I could hear the horn unit swirling and making noise, but no horn noise.

Do I need to oil the horn inside the unit, or is it time to buy a new horn? I show my car, so I want to get the exact OEM part. Where can I purchase the OEM part that will be the exact replacement?

Thanks.
 
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Ken--I don't know where to

Ken--I don't know where to put the oil into the horn, but I believe i saw the same horn ( Flamm?) for sale at one of these three outlets: Advance Auto, Pep Boys, or Auto Zone. If I recall correctly, it was the exact same horn and wasn't very expensive--I think around $30.
 
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Ken,
the Fiamm stuff subtly


Ken,
the Fiamm stuff subtly changes over the years, so if you need EXACT replacement, you may need to go to Ferrari UK or one of the other many sources. If you can get by with the FIAMM currently manufactured equivalent (which may in fact STILL be exactly the same) then go to Ebay, they are available for around $22 to $25 delivered. This is for the FIAMM kit, with horns, tubing, mounting bolts, relay and compressor. You can mix and match whatever parts you need from the kit to get yours to work again.....Or, if you like to pay list price, go here:http://www.cibieusa.com/fiamm.htm

BTW, the hose is the output, not input. You might try removing the compressor and take it apart and clean/oil it.
 
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The new horns themselves are C

The new horns themselves are CRAP PLASTIC while the original Ferrari (308) are metal horns. Changing just the air unit is easy and cheap, yet the horns themselves... i'd suggest keeping the tuned metal horn bits. The metal/paint can degrade over time, thus changing their sound. Getting them sand blasted and and redone in red is what i suggest versus replacing them with the new plastic horn rubbish.

Enjoy the Drive,

Steven R. Rochlin
 
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Ken,

Check the top of your


Ken,

Check the top of your compressor and see if there's a lubrication port. This diagram is from the QV Owner's Manual:



Barry
 
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