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Old 01-28-2014, 02:37 PM
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Question HORN BUTTON ISSUES

Okay I am sure this is a dumb one and mindlesly simple but I can't get the horn button to engage on the 3 prong spring thing .
Any words of wisdom ?
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maybe a dumb answere but puch and turn???

or you maybe already tried that
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Horn button issues

I fought with mine after installing a new wire. No matter how hard I pushed down on it and tried to twist the horn button on I couldn't get it to engage on the 3 tabs. I finally had to bend the 3 tabs up ever so slightly to get it to seat.
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I got a new (probably Chinese) horn button for Christmas 2 years ago.

I had to actually shave part of the button off to get it to turn inside the wheel.
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maybe a dumb answere but puch and turn???

or you maybe already tried that
I have sworn to avoid violance but I will give it a try .
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I got a new (probably Chinese) horn button for Christmas 2 years ago.

I had to actually shave part of the button off to get it to turn inside the wheel.
I have been contemplating this technique as well
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