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My horn stays on unless I depress the brake?

Sometimes if I release the brake slowly it will stay off. Also my brake light comes on and off for no apparent reason. I have checked fuses and fluid levels. I assume its electrical but not sure where to start my search.

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Just to be clear, your horn has no issues, correct?

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What it sounds like to me is a short from your brake switch to your horn. What I have seen happen is your wiring loom will drop onto your steering column and rub a hole in it and complete the circuit. What is happening is your brake switch hot wire is contacting your horn wire after the "switch" aka your horn button and completing the circuit unwanted. what i would do is remove the horn fuze and if your horn still is going off this is good! All you have to do now is unplug your horn and get a test night and test at all the connectors to see where you get unwanted power and doing that you find where your short is! One thing is do not poke the wires! that causes corrosion! check at connectors and dont get frustrated. Electrical problems are hard to find but simple to fix. Mechanical problems are easy to find and hard to fix :) anything else?

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Thanks I will check into that. I have aslo come across some information that it that board under the fuses is known to get corroded and cause all kinds of electrical problems. This came from a dodge mechanic who has seen simular issues. Thjanks for your answer because I now have two things to check.

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i have the exact same problem but only on rainy days in the summer, which makes me think it's the corrosion under the fuse box. question is is it the power box under the hood with fuses and relays or is there another fuse panel inside the cabin?

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I have just experiences the exact sam problem. Do you have any feedback on the issue/solutions?

Kevin McDonah, Jan 31, 2013

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